Coronavirus Vaccination: Should Recovered People Get Vaccinated?

Lauren Simmonds

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Data from clinical trials to date indicate that mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 are safe for use in people who have had a proven previous infection of SARS-CoV-2, reports the Croatian Institute of Public Health.

Therefore, coronavirus vaccination should be recommended to people who have suffered from COVID-19, regardless of whether they had an asymptomatic or symptomatic disease, writes

The vaccination of a person currently infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus should be delayed until the person has naturally recovered from the acute infection, i.e. until the symptoms of the disease have resolved themselves or the conditions for the termination of isolation have been met. It is recommended that such individuals wait at least a month for their immune response to the vaccine to be better than it would be if the vaccine was administered earlier than that.

The currently available data suggests that reinfection rarely occurs within 90 days of the first (initial) infection. Therefore, if desired, the vaccination of individuals who can prove they had an acute SARS-CoV-2 infection in the previous 90 days may be delayed until the approximate expiration time of that period.

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