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Does the COVID vaccine affect fertility?

Edith Bracho-Sanchez, MD, FAAP

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​​No, getting vaccinated for COVID-19 does not interfere with girls' or boy's future fertility. There's a lot of misinformation about this,  so it's understandable to have concerns. Please watch this video to get the facts.

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Edith Bracho-Sanchez, MD, FAAP

​Edith Bracho Sánchez, MD, is a pediatric resident in Philadelphia. She was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela and obtained her medical degree from New York University. Dr. Bracho Sánchez is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Med-Peds (SOMP) and Section on Pediatric Trainees (SOPT). She credits her wonderful parents for motivating her and supporting her arrival to the United States. Follow her on Twitter @DoctoraEdith.

Last Updated
9/15/2021
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