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COVID-19 vaccine: Answers to frequently asked questions

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2021-01-11


Q: Can people allergic to seafood, eggs or penicillin take the vaccines?

A: Seafood, eggs or penicillin are not vaccine ingredients, and there is no special contraindication for those with allergies. Such people can get vaccinated.


Q: Can people with asthma, rheumatism or diabetes, or who have had surgery get vaccinated?

A: Individuals with chronic diseases are not advised to get vaccinated, especially if they are acutely ill. But those whose condition is not acute could receive a vaccine.


Q: Does the coronavirus mutation have any impact on the vaccines?

A: It is natural for a virus to mutate. Current research has shown that the mutation of the new coronavirus is still within a normal range, and its impact on the effectiveness of the vaccine has not yet been determined. More research is needed to determine the impact of the mutation.

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