Do you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccines and the vaccination? We have summarised the 25 most frequently asked questions. By clicking on the question you will be directed to the answer.
Does the speed of development of the COVID-19 vaccines jeopardise their safety?
How can a COVID-19 vaccine be safe if we have no information about the long-term effects?
Can a COVID-19 vaccine cause side effects? What side effects are to be expected?
What should I do if I develop serious side effects? What should I do if I feel ill after having a COVID-19 vaccination?
How effective are the COVID-19 vaccines? How long do they protect against COVID-19 infection?
Do current COVID-19 vaccines also protect against the mutated variants of the virus?
Can I still infect others with COVID-19 if I am vaccinated? Do I still need to wear a mask after vaccination?
Can people who have previously experienced COVID-19 infection still be vaccinated?
Which people should not be vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine without seeking medical advice?
Can people with allergies be vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine?
Can people with underlying conditions such as chronic diseases, auto-immune diseases and people treated with immunosuppressants (medicines that reduce the body's defence against disease) be vaccinated?
I am pregnant or wish to become pregnant, can I receive a COVID-19 vaccine?
I am taking medication, can I combine this with a COVID-19 vaccine?
Are there any risks associated with COVID-19 vaccination if you have recently received another vaccine?
How are the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines further monitored?
How will the COVID-19 booster vaccination campaign proceed? Who are the priority groups for vaccination?