Will the COVID-19 vaccine give me COVID-19? Tech PWN March 16, 2021 15:23 Updated No. You cannot get COVID-19 from the COVID-19 vaccine. They do not contain the live virus that causes a COVID-19 infection. Related articles How long does it take for the COVID-19 vaccine to work? Can I still become infected with COVID-19 after I’ve been vaccinated? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.