The first doses of the Pfizer vaccine arrived in California this week, clearing the way for essential healthcare workers and those most vulnerable in longterm care settings to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
However, there are still many questions surrounding this historic vaccination effort. With a coronavirus vaccine on the horizon for the general public, when will it be available to you? Is it free? What happens after you get vaccinated?
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In a Q&A session hosted by NBCLA's Whitney Ashton on Dec. 18, medical contributor @asknursealice answered some of the commonly asked vaccine questions.