COVID-19 vaccination – Video – What is the COVID-19 vaccine?

This animation, in English, explains how the COVID-19 vaccine helps protect us from COVID-19.


COVID-19 vaccines will help us stay safe and live more freely.

A vaccine is a medicine that helps people fight a virus if they come in contact with it and helps stop them from getting very sick.

Vaccines cannot give you COVID-19 as they do not contain the COVID-19 virus. 

Instead, COVID-19 vaccines teach your body how to know if COVID-19 is there, and how to fight against it.

Having the vaccine is a choice. You don’t have to have it, however COVID-19 vaccines will help us all stay safe and get back to doing the things we enjoy.

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