May 11, 2021

What is in the COVID-19 vaccine?


Active ingredient
30µg of a nucleoside modified messenger RNA encoding the viral spike (S) glycoprotein of SARS-CoV-2

Fats
These ingredients make up the lipid nanoparticle which is the transport mechanism for the active ingredient to make it inside a cell without being broken down.

0.43 mg (4-hydroxybutyl)azanediyl)bis(hexane-6,1-diyl)bis(2-hexyldecanoate)
0.05 mg 2[(polyethylene glycol)-2000]-N,N-ditetradecylacetamide
0.09 mg 1,2-distearoyl-sn-glycero-3- phosphocholine
0.2 mg cholesterol


Salts
These ingredients help make sure the vaccine pH is close to that of human cells.

0.01 mg potassium chloride
0.01 mg monobasic potassium phosphate
0.36 mg sodium chloride
0.07 mg dibasic sodium phosphate dihydrate


Sugar
This ingredient protects the lipid nanoparticle at very cold temperatures (-80 degrees celcius that the vaccine is stored at).

6 mg sucrose

Talk to our clinical team first if you:

are pregnant or breastfeeding
are receiving cancer treatment
have any other medical conditions or are taking other medicines.
While we may not have all the answers to your questions, we are committed to helping you make an informed decision for your unique health situation.