Variants, Side Effects, Transmission: Coronavirus Vaccine Questions Answered : Short Wave Can people who are vaccinated still carry and transmit the coronavirus to other people? How effective are the vaccines against coronavirus variants? And what's the deal with side effects? In this episode, an excerpt of Maddie's appearance on another NPR podcast, It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders, where she answered those questions and more.

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Coronavirus Vaccine Q&A: Variants, Side Effects, And More

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Coronavirus Vaccine Q&A: Variants, Side Effects, And More

Coronavirus Vaccine Q&A: Variants, Side Effects, And More

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A nurse takes a Moderna Covid-19 vaccines ready to be administered at a vaccination site at Kedren Community Health Center, in South Central Los Angeles. Apu Gomes/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Can people who are vaccinated still carry and transmit the coronavirus to other people? How effective are the vaccines against coronavirus variants? And what's the deal with side effects? In this episode, an excerpt of Maddie's appearance on another NPR podcast, It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders, where she answered those questions and more.

Listen to 'It's Been A Minute with Sam Sanders' on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

Email us at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Jinae West and Brit Hanson, fact-checked by Rasha Aridi and edited by Jordana Hochman, Viet Le and Gisele Grayson.