Vaccines protect us from various infectious diseases. For example, various childhood diseases can be avoided by vaccinating children as infants. But there are also important vaccines for teenagers and adults that protect us and others.
Infectiology specialist Dr Anita Niederer-Loher explains what side-effects COVID-19 vaccination can cause and why they’re a good sign.
Infectious disease expert Professor Claire-Anne Siegrist explains why the COVID-19 vaccination doesn’t lead to infertility.
There are several approaches to developing a vaccine against the SARS-CoV2 virus. Swissmedic explains the differences.
What do I need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine?
Current information on the new vaccination:
- Why vaccinate?
- When can I be vaccinated?
- Vaccination planning
- How does vaccination work?
- Side effects & questions
- Contacts in your canton
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A vaccination enables the human immune system to defend itself against possible pathogens.
Die Entwicklungsschritte bis zur Zulassung kurz erklärt
Die Anforderungen an Impfstoffe in Bezug auf Wirksamkeit, Sicherheit und Qualität sind enorm hoch.
- What you need to know about seasonal flu (Influenza)
- Rules on hygiene and social distancing
- Fact sheet for people with a chronic illness and people over the age of 65
- Fact sheet for family members and close contacts of people with an increased risk…
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Both doctors and the Federal Office of Public Health advise parents to get vaccinated against whooping cough and measles to protect their newborn and infants.
Protect yourself before you have sex for the first time!
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