A new series of articles by PIF member talkhealth aims to inform the public about vaccinations and dispel some common myths.

The articles include both COVID-specific and general vaccine information.

Topics include common vaccine myths, a brief history or vaccines and coronavirus vaccine anxiety.

Common vaccine myths

This article sums up six common myths about vaccines and aims to dispel them with scientific evidence.

The Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine explained

This is a background article on the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine.

It includes information on who created the vaccine, how it works, potential complications and other vaccine contenders.

UK coronavirus vaccine position

This article discusses the UK's capacity to inoculate the country and the healthcare system's collaborative history with Pfizer.

A brief history of vaccines

This article discusses the history of vaccines in the UK. It covers four major vaccines in the UK's history – smallpox, rabies, BCG and polio.

Coronavirus vaccine anxiety

This article outlines the main concerns people might have about the upcoming coronavirus vaccine.

It also includes a list of reasons not to worry and coping mechanisms to help reduce stress.

COVID-19 vaccination – who will receive the jab first?

The people likely to be among the first to receive a COVID-19 vaccination are outlined in this article.

It is based on the latest government comments.

For more from talkhealth visit talkhealthpartnership.com.