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Does the COVID vaccine affect infertility?

Health care workers answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Ana G. Cepin, MD explains that there is no evidence that any of the COVID vaccines cause issues with fertility.

There have been concerns about whether or not the vaccine affects fertility. We have absolutely no evidence that it does. There is no evidence to say that the vaccine affects fertility. Many women who’ve received the vaccine have gone on to become pregnant without a problem.

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