Chapter on vaccination against COVID-19

Updated January 14, 2021.

A new chapter discussing vaccination against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been added to the online edition and mobile apps of the McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine.

COVID-19 chapters in the McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine

  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): click here
  • Vaccines: SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19): click here
  • COVID-19: Computed Tomography (CT): click here
  • COVID-19: Point-of-Care Ultrasonography (POCUS): click here

The chapter offers a review of the currently known vaccine platforms and vaccines that have been approved for use. It also discusses indications, contraindications, immunization schedules, adverse events, and shipping and storage instructions. With the situation evolving rapidly, the chapter is expected to undergo frequent regular updates.

The chapter was written by Dr Adam S. Komorowski and Dr Mark Loeb from McMaster University. The section editor is Dr Mark Loeb.

To view Vaccines: SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), click here.

To download the McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine mobile app, click here.

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