Study reveals no negative effect of SARS-CoV-2 BNT162b2 vaccination on male fertility

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Researchers analyzed the sperm parameters of males undergoing fertility treatment and found no effect from the BNT162b2 mRNA severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccine.
To combat the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have started mass vaccination programs. These vaccines have been approved after several safety trials. However, their effect on fertility is still unknown. However, vaccination is still recommended for people who are planning to conceive.

Several studies have found a negative impact of SARS-CoV-2 on sperm parameters. In addition, the gonads may also be vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem investigated the effect of the Pfizer/BioNTech BNT162b2 mRNA vaccine on male fertility and reported their results in a paper posted to the medRxiv* preprint server.

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