Breakthrough cases happen when a person is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and becomes infected with the virus.
According to a research study done by researchers at Oxford University, those who catch COVID-19 while vaccinated can have symptoms that persist well past their point of infection.
20,000 COVID-19 patients were studied, and approximately 10,000 were vaccinated. The study has been peer reviewed.
Research shows that those who are fully vaccinated have a lower risk of dying from the virus as well as severe symptoms like lung failure, need for a ventilator, ICU admissions, blood clots, seizures, and psychosis.
What vaccination appears to not protect against looks like the long COVID-19 symptoms such as irregular heart beat or arrhythmia, joint pain, Type 2 diabetes, liver disease, sleep disorders, and mood or anxiety disorders.
The study also showed that despite some vaccinated people suffering from long COVID, it may also help it. There is still a lot of unknown surrounding how it works.
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