Millions of Americans Missing Their Second Dose of Covid-19 Vaccine
The news today TNT – We’re back with what public Headlight Health officials say is a Concern. Americans getting their first Dose but skipping the second. Millions of Americans Missing Their Second Dose of Covid-19 Vaccine.
Americans Missing Their Second Dose of Covid-19 Vaccine
- Reporter: 138 million Americans have gotten at least one dose of the covid-19 Vaccine. New CDC data shows 8% have Missed the second shot of Pfizer Or modern vaccines. That amounts to about 5 million people. Though some may have been missed In the data by getting the second shot at a different place Than the first.
a lot of people got scared Especially when they put a pause In the johnson & johnson and Said maybe vaccines aren’t safe When, in reality, vaccines are very, very safe.
- Reporter: the reasons why Some skip their second shot Vary, with a number of vaccine Suppliers canceling second dose Appointments because they ran Out of supply, or they think the First shot is effective enough.Nervous to get his second dose After experiencing ringing in His ears but ultimately decided To move forward.
All the doctors I spoke with Said, well, it would be worse to Get covid than have this ringing In your ears because covid might Lead to death and that would be Be very bad.
- Reporter: in Arkansas, Officials say data suggests 11% May have skipped their second Dose. Health workers are now calling People to make sure the shots Haven’t been missed. Tonight, the Biden Administration says 8% is relatively low compared to other Multi-dose vaccines, some Believing 80% efficacy after the First dose was enough.
How important is it to get a second dose?
If you only get one shot you May not be protected against all The different variants. Because Your immune system is not ready For it.