Health & Science

Don’t Skip Your Second Dose Of The COVID-19 Vaccine, Health Experts Warn

As of April 25, about 5% — or 570,399 — of Texans who had received the first dose were 43 days or more past due for their second dose.

Sergio Flores for The Texas Tribune
Health experts say fears of harsh side effects, an inability to take time off of work or incorrectly thinking that a single dose is enough all might be contributing factors to why some are skipping their second dose.

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