Coronavirus Vaccines: Here's Everything You Need To Know

A guide to the COVID-19 vaccinations, including the latest on Moderna, Pfizer and AstraZeneca, safety, side effects and more.
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There haven’t been very many positives during this long, grueling pandemic. One of the bright spots is the fact that experts have quickly created vaccines to fight the coronavirus ― a remarkable scientific feat.

While this is good news overall, there are still a lot of unknowns around the vaccines. This includes understanding the distribution process, the efficacy of the shots, the side effects, the logistics of how the vaccinations will work, how they’ll affect our daily lives and so, so much more.

Enter this handy guide, which is a comprehensive list of HuffPost’s ongoing coverage around the coronavirus vaccines. These stories tackle the latest news, answer common questions or concerns, and provide expert advice on the immunizations.

Take a look at the resources below:

Do the COVID-19 shots prevent infection? How long does immunity last? Do they work against mutations? Here's what to know.
Here's what to do if you can't get your second coronavirus shot on time and how it affects immunity.
There are many theories as to why we have shots for the coronavirus but not HIV. Here's what's really happening.
Read this if you're concerned about future coronavirus strains and if they'll affect the Pfizer or Moderna shots.
The results from the preliminary study are "reassuring," said Pfizer's chief scientific officer.
Here's what to know about the latest coronavirus variant, including how it affects the pandemic and the vaccine.
A lack of Trump administration planning has put the burden on underfunded, overwhelmed state and local officials.
Read this info about the Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus shots before you panic about the possibility of a severe allergic response.
Here's what life will be like once you receive the coronavirus shots and what you'll still need to do even after you have immunity.
Jerome Adams told CBS the hesitation among communities of color to take the COVID-19 vaccine "comes from a real place" but that leaders must restore trust.
If you've recovered from the virus and have antibodies, here's what experts think about immunity and what you should do about the shots.
Are the COVID-19 shots effective right after you get them? Here's the timeline you can expect and other important info to know.
Here's how you might expect to feel after getting the COVID-19 shots and how long issues such as fever or injection pain may last.
Will we need a coronavirus shot every year? What will it take to end the pandemic? Here's what experts think.
A coronavirus vaccine is just around the corner, but it has not been tested on moms-to-be. What does that mean for them?
Legal experts weigh in on what could happen at work once a coronavirus vaccine is authorized in America.
If we want any real chance at getting kids back into their typical routines, educators and school staff should be first in line, they argue.
Here are the steps that will bring the coronavirus pandemic under control and how long it might take to get back to "normal."
Infectious disease pros share what makes them hopeful, what has them concerned and other takeaways from the coronavirus vaccine news.
Here's why we need to start embracing face coverings for the long haul, according to experts.
One dosing regimen was shown to have 90% efficacy and another showed 62% efficacy.
A week ago, competitor Pfizer Inc. announced its own COVID-19 vaccine appeared similarly effective.
Experts can say "with confidence" that parents should expect a delay.
Here's what we may see with the coronavirus next year, from wearing face masks to a vaccine.
Without political leadership, it's up to everyday Americans to do what it takes to get the pandemic under control
The country star donated $1 million to Vanderbilt, which helped develop Moderna's potential COVID-19 game changer.
The FDA must approve any COVID-19 vaccine before it’s widely distributed, but political pressure could cloud the decision.
This is what goes into creating a COVID-19 shot that can give us immunity against the virus. (Hint: It's a lot.)
This is what it's like to help test a coronavirus vaccine, including how much it pays, the side effects and what to consider before signing up.

Experts are still learning about COVID-19. The information on this hub page is what was known or available as of publication, but guidance can change as scientists discover more about the virus. Please check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the most updated recommendations.

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