Rita Shane

Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer at Cedars-Sinai Hospital

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Was the vaccine developed too quickly to be safe? Should pregnant women get it? Does 95% efficacy still leave a 5% window open for infection?

Can COVID vaccine alter your DNA, is it safe for pregnant women? Fact-checking fears and myths

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