What Are the Benefits of Getting a Messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 Vaccine?

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After receiving 2 doses, this vaccine can reduce the risk of:

  • Being hospitalized with severe COVID-19 disease
  • Dying as a result of severe COVID-19 symptoms

The vaccines were tested in and found to be safe for:

  • Racial and ethnic minorities
  • Older adults aged 65 and older
  • People with pre-existing medical conditions*

*Pre-existing medical conditions include obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and chronic heart and lung diseases.

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Content last reviewed on May 18, 2021