Tag: COVID-19

Since You Asked – Can the COVID-19 vaccine affect your period?

With 45% of the US population vaccinated, many individuals have turned to the internet to share their vaccine side effects. Some women have reported experiencing increased cramping and abnormal period flows after being vaccinated. With many individuals experiencing changes to their periods, women across the United States are asking the same question: can the COVID-19 vaccine affect my period, and should I be worried?

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The Pandemic is Disproportionately Affecting Women — Here’s Why

Women appear to be less susceptible to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. But even as women face less risk from the disease itself, they face much more risk from the social and economic devastation that the disease has wreaked, highlighting the deep inequalities in our economic, social, and health care systems.

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