Can you still get COVID-19 if you are vaccinated?
Most people who get COVID-19 are unvaccinated. However, since vaccines are not 100% effective at preventing infection, some people who are fully vaccinated will still get COVID-19. An infection of a fully vaccinated person is referred to as a “vaccine breakthrough infection.”
How long can long COVID-19 symptoms last?
Long COVID is a range of symptoms that can last weeks or months after first being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 or can appear weeks after infection. Long COVID can happen to anyone who has had COVID-19, even if their illness was mild, or if they had no symptoms.
Does the COVID-19 vaccine protect you from COVID-19?
COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting people from COVID-19 and help keep adults and children from getting seriously sick. COVID-19 vaccines can reduce the risk of people spreading the virus that causes COVID-19.
When can I get a COVID-19 booster?
All adults 18 or older are eligible for a booster shot six months after completing their primary vaccination series if they started with Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna—or two months after getting the J&J single-shot vaccine. 5 days ago
Is it possible to have lingering symptoms of COVID-19?
“Some symptoms of COVID-19 linger longer than others,” says Dr. Septimus. “In particular, fatigue and loss of taste and smell can persist beyond the period of contagion.” While uncomfortable and/or inconvenient, Dr. Septimus adds that these lingering symptoms aren’t too worrisome for most people.
How do I know if I have long COVID-19?
You might be tired a lot or experiencing a lot of GI discomfort, such as abdominal pain or diarrhea. You might feel your heart racing– Something you didn’t notice before. Your smell and taste might still be off, and you might feel like you’re in a brain fog, with difficulty concentrating or remembering things.
What can I do to recover from COVID-19 at home if I have mild symptoms?
Get rest and stay hydrated. Take over-the-counter medicines, such as acetaminophen, to help you feel better. Stay in touch with your doctor. Call before you get medical care.
How long do COVID-19 patients need to stay home?
You can be around others after: 10 days since symptoms first appeared and 24 hours with no fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and Other symptoms of COVID-19 are improving
How can I take care of myself during the COVID-19 pandemic?
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