COVID-19 vaccination in athletes: ready, set, go…

James H Hull, Martin P Schwellnus, David B Pyne, Anand Shah

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In the fight against the COVID-19 global pandemic, the focus in 2021 has fortunately turned to vaccination strategies. The successful development of several vaccines, and their proven efficacy and short-term safety in large scale multinational trials against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV2), offers promise in controlling the pandemic. Many countries are now operationalising their vaccination programmes, and prioritising health-care workers and the most vulnerable individuals within the population—eg, the elderly and those with chronic health conditions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)455-456
Number of pages2
JournalThe Lancet Respiratory Medicine
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2021


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