There are currently three Covid-19 vaccines authorized for emergency use by the US Food and Drug Administration, manufactured by Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. All three are currently being distributed across the United States. Many are wondering which Covid-19 vaccine they should get: Is one better for certain groups of people? Will individuals have a choice? If so, which vaccine should they choose?
All COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized in the United States are safe and effective. CDC does not recommend one vaccine brand over another. The best COVID-19 vaccine is the first one that is available to you. Learn more about the three vaccines for additional information to offer when asked which vaccine is recommended:
Access the CDC site for answers to your questions, including information on side effects, what activities you can start doing after vaccination and more.