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Is it Possible to Spread COVID After Getting Vaccinated?

Is it Possible to Spread COVID After Getting Vaccinated? 

Experts have stated that the COVID vaccine provides excellent protection against coronavirus, but will it prevent you from transmitting the virus to others?

You certainly can, but the answer is a little more complicated.

"We're still studying how vaccines can impact the spread of COVID-19," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

"Until we learn more about COVID-19, you can continue to take precautions in public areas, such as wearing a mask, standing 6 feet apart from others, and avoiding crowds and poorly ventilated spaces," the CDC advises.

Is it Possible to Spread COVID After Getting Vaccinated?
Is it Possible to Spread COVID After Getting Vaccinated?

According to research, you can get coronavirus even though you've been completely vaccinated, which suggests that if you get infected, you might spread it to others.

"As long as there is ongoing community transmission of the virus, the threats of SARS-CoV-2 infection in fully vaccinated people cannot be completely eliminated," the CDC recently said. "People who have been vaccinated could still contract COVID-19 and spread it to others."

                                                                 

Nearly 100 "breakthrough" cases have been identified in Chicago, which are confirmed coronavirus cases in completely vaccinated residents. According to state statistics, 396,022 people have been completely vaccinated.

During a Facebook Live last week, Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said, "We have had cases here in Chicago of people who have been completely vaccinated," adding that it's a "small amount."

In March, the Illinois Department of Public Health told NBC 5 that it is still monitoring cases of people who have been vaccinated but test positive for COVID-19 despite having been vaccinated. According to data from the IDPH from early March, 217 people out of the more than 1.6 million who have been completely vaccinated have confirmed a positive test more than two weeks after their last vaccine dose.

We shouldn't be surprised if some people get infected, particularly if they have high-risk exposures, such as a household exposure, but we shouldn't expect serious infections because we know the vaccines are highly protective against hospitalizations,” said Dr. Jonathan Pinsky, a medical director and infectious disease control and prevention specialist at Edward Hospital.

Those who contracted COVID after being completely vaccinated - two weeks after the first shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two weeks after your second shot of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines - have mostly remained asymptomatic in Chicago.

The majority of those individuals are asymptomatic, and they are detected as a result of routine testing in high-risk environments, such as long-term care facilities and hospitals." Arwady remarked.

However, according to a recent CDC report, "A increasing body of evidence indicates that people who have been completely vaccinated are less likely to develop an asymptomatic infection and are also less likely to spread the disease.

However, further research is being carried out "According to the CDC.

Regardless, doctors continue to advise vaccinated citizens to obey public health recommendations, according to Arwady.

                                                                     

"Even a great vaccine like this one - you know, 95 percent safe... is not 100 percent protective, and so some of the advice around if you're out in public, you know, to coexist, comes into play.

Although the vaccine cannot cause the virus, it is also not 100 percent successful in completely preventing it, evidence suggests that those who receive it are much less likely to be hospitalised or die from it. Moderna's vaccine was found to be 94.1 percent effective in preventing COVID19 in people who received both doses in clinical trials. The vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech was said to be 95% safe.


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