“Health”: There is no need for an additional dose of the “Corona” vaccine when infected after the two doses – Saudi News

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The Ministry of Health revealed all aspects related to the possibility of receiving the vaccine against the emerging coronavirus “Covid-19” in the event of infection with the virus, whether before or after vaccination or between the two doses, or in the event of contact with a confirmed case of infection.

In the event of infection with corona before vaccination, the Ministry of Health announced that the recovering should receive two doses of the vaccine, as the first dose can be obtained after at least 10 days of infection, and obtaining the second dose increases protection against severe infection with the virus’ mutants, and is 3 weeks after the first dose.

In the event of infection after receiving the first dose, the second dose of the vaccine can be obtained after at least 10 days of infection, but when infected with corona after receiving the two doses, “Health” confirmed that it does not require taking the vaccine again, according to the current recommendations.
With regard to receiving the vaccination in case of contact, the Ministry of Health stated that, in general, the vaccine can be received after completing the isolation period in the absence of infection, and if the infection is confirmed, the vaccine can be obtained after at least 10 days of infection, noting that There is no harm in receiving the vaccine during the infection period without the person’s knowledge.







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