What is the difference between Pfizer and Moderna vaccine?
Moderna’s shot contains 100 micrograms of vaccine, more than three times the 30 micrograms in the Pfizer shot. And Pfizer’s two doses are given three weeks apart, while Moderna’s two-shot regimen is administered with a four-week gap.
Do fully vaccinated travelers need a COVID-19 test before travelling?
Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to get a SARS-CoV-2 viral test before or after domestic travel, unless testing is required by local, state, or territorial health authorities.
Are the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines interchangeable?
COVID-19 vaccines are not interchangeable. If you received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, you should get the same product for your second shot. You should get your second shot even if you have side effects after the first shot, unless a vaccination provider or your doctor tells you not to get it.
Can you get the Pfizer booster if you had the Moderna vaccine?
What if I got Moderna? Can I get a Pfizer booster? Not yet. Health officials say they don’t have enough data on mix-and-match vaccinations.
Do fully vaccinated travelers need to be tested for COVID-19 before leaving the United States?
Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to get tested before leaving the United States unless required by their destination.
Do I need to get self-quarantine after a domestic travel if I am fully vaccinated against COVID-19?
You do NOT need to get tested or self-quarantine if you are fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 3 months. You should still follow all other travel recommendations.
Is traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic safe for fully vaccinated people?
Fully vaccinated travelers are less likely to get and spread SARS-CoV-2 and can now travel at low risk to themselves within the United States.
What happens if I forget to administer the second Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine?
*Administer the second dose as close as possible to the recommended interval (21 days). If the second dose is not administered within 42 days of the first dose, the series does not need to be restarted. Second doses inadvertently administered less than 21 days apart do not need to be repeated.
Should you take two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine?
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine both need 2 shots in order to get the most protection. You should get the second shot even if you have side effects after the first shot, unless a vaccination provider or your doctor tells you not to get it.
Can I get a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot if I had the Moderna vaccine?
Not yet. Health officials say they don’t have enough data on mix-and-match vaccinations. Moderna has applied to U.S. health regulators for its own booster, one that would be half the dose of the original shots.