Fact-checked by: Myth Detector

2021/02/08 | Georgia

FALSE: Vaccination is harmful to people who have recovered from COVID-19

Explanation: The vaccine isn’t harmful to those people who’ve already recovered from novel coronavirus. On the contrary, U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends receiving a vaccine. Current studies show that natural immunity varies from person to person and antibody levels in the body might not last for a long time, which leads to the risk of reinfection. The only issue that should be taken into consideration per CDC’s information is that if a patient was treated for COVID-19 symptoms with monoclonal antibodies or plasma, the patient should wait 90 days before getting a COVID-19 vaccine. CDC recommends consulting a doctor before the vaccination.

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