People who have been infected with COVID-19 make antibodies in their bodies. Even though they already have antibodies, they still need to be vaccinated to get extra protection for themselves and those around them. Then, when Vaccination time after exposure to COVID-19 held by?
Based on the latest recommendations from the Indonesian Association of Internal Medicine (PAPDI), COVID-19 survivors can be given vaccination at least 3 months after infection.
“Good news was also conveyed by PAPDI by recommending that COVID-19 survivors can be vaccinated after at least 3 months of recovery,” said Dr. 2/2021).
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises those who have not received the vaccine from the Indian Express on Tuesday (3/8/2021) to wait at least 90 days from the first day of infection.
The immunologist Dr. Vineeta Bal of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) said the body’s immunity from infection would last for several months. He advised waiting 6-8 weeks after recovering from COVID-19.
This time is in line with the opinion of the World Health Organization (WHO). Postponing vaccination after an infection is not a problem, according to the WHO. Because they have natural antibodies that still survive.
Vaccine scientist Dr. Gagandeep Kang also revealed that those who test positive for COVID-19 have natural protection. He then alludes to data from Great Britain, which show that the resulting protection after infection is around 80 percent.
So how long is it to be vaccinated after exposure to COVID-19 if you have the first vaccination?
According to Dr. V. Ravi, the Node Officer for Genetic Confirmation of COVID-19 in Karnataka, India, can give the second dose after 8 weeks of positive COVID-19 infection.
This is because the newly infected body produces antibodies similar to vaccines. Period of time This means that it has the same time as the first dose of the vaccine.
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