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Covid-19 vaccine: A doctor answers 5 questions around rollout, distribution

Dr. Jason McKnight, a primary care physician at Texas A&M University, answers five questions about the rollout and distribution underway

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Sandra Lindsay, left, a nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, is inoculated with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine by Dr. Michelle Chester, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York. (AP/ PTI Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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Editor’s Note: With the Food and Drug Administration issuing emergency use authorization for a vaccine to limit the spread of coronavirus, you might have questions about what this means for you. If you do, send them to The Conversation, and we will find a physician or researcher to answer them. Here, Dr. Jason McKnight, a primary care physician at Texas A&M University, answers five questions about the rollout and distribution underway.

I hear that I might still have to wear a mask even after I get vaccinated. Why?
It will likely be the continued recommendation that everyone wear a

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First Published: Dec 16 2020 | 10:16 AM IST

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