COVID-19 Vaccination & Epilepsy

COVID-19 is a worldwide pandemic that as of February 2021, has killed more than 450,000 Americans. While anyone can develop severe disease due to COVID, the elderly and those with underlying medical conditions are at greatest risk.

There are currently two COVID-19 vaccines authorized for Emergency Use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Moderna and Johnson & Johnson), and one with full FDA approval (Pfizer’s ComirnatyTM) for the prevention of COVID-19. Information about the COVID-19 vaccines can be found on the CDC's website.

Authored By:

Elaine Wirrell MD

on Friday, December 11, 2020

Reviewed By:

Elaine Wirrell MD
Epilepsy Foundation Advocacy
Jacqueline French MD

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