The COVID-19 pandemic is spreading a lot and hence concerned authorities are encouraging people to vaccination at the earliest. Many people have some questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. Let’s try to address some of them. Dr Guleria, Director, AIIMS, Delhi answering the FAQs surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine.
FAQs Surrounding COVID-19 Vaccine – Dr Guleria
FAQs Surrounding COVID-19 Vaccine
Out of the multiple vaccines available, how is one or more vaccines chosen for administration?
However, it must be ensured that the entire schedule of vaccination is completed by only one type of vaccine as different COVID-19 vaccines are not interchangeable.
Can a person presently having COVID-19 (confirmed or suspected) infection be vaccinated?
Is it necessary for a COVID-19 recovered person to take the vaccine?
If one is taking medicines for illnesses like Cancer, Diabetes, Hypertension etc, can s/he take the COVID19 vaccine?
What about the possible side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?
States have been asked to start making arrangements to deal with any Covid-19 vaccine-related side effects as one of the
measures towards safe vaccine delivery among masses.
How many doses of the vaccine would have to be taken by me and at what interval?
When would antibodies develop? After taking the first dose, after taking the second dose, or much later?
Does India have the capacity to store the COVID vaccine at temperatures of +2 to +8 degrees Celsius and transport them at the required temperature?
Hope that this article on FAQs surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine helped you to clear your doubts about COVID-19 vaccines. If you are not yet vaccinated, find a COVID-19 vaccination centre near your home, get vaccinated. Stay safe at home, avoid unnecessary travel or visiting neighbours. Use mask and hand sanitisers, and wash your hands with soap and water. Ensure self-protection from COVID-19 and family members. Help to control the spreading of the COVID-19 virus. In case of any suspected symptoms of health problems, contact the health department in your area and follow their guidelines. You should learn to manage COVID19 isolation. Don’t listen or spread fake news, learn coronavirus myth busters.
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