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I’m vaccinated: Can I still get long COVID?

A new study has found that long COVID is less likely to appear in those who have been vaccinated.

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A study out of Israel found that vaccinated people were less likely to report COVID-19 symptoms than those who never caught it.


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What are my chances of getting long COVID?

This study has yet to reach peer review, but still holds valuable information. Read more about it here.

This study worked with people who have received both doses of the Pfizer vaccine. It found that “those who had a COVID-19 infection and both doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine were less likely to experience long COVID-19 symptoms compared to those who were unvaccinated.”

Michael Edelstein, an epidemiologist at Bar-Ilan University in Safed, Israel said “here is another reason to get vaccinated, if you needed one.”

There was another study that identified four factors that may increase your likelihood of developing long-COVID.


Four factors that impact your likelihood of getting long COVID

 

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