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Evidence varies regarding the relative protection that occurs after surviving COVID-19, says the CDC. But one study showed that unvaccinated people who already had COVID-19 are more than 2 times as likely than fully vaccinated people to get COVID-19 again.
Wait until you are fully recovered from your illness to get your shot. Keep in mind, the CDC urges waiting 90 days to get the shot if you were treated with:
Talk to your doctor about the timing that is right for you.
You can also check out the CDC’s vaccine information for news on shots for children and boosters for adults.
Vaccines.gov can help you find where to get the COVID-19 shot. And learn about:
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