Are people with bronchitis more likely to get COVID-19?
Bronchitis doesn’t cause COVID-19 or make you more likely to get it. But if you have chronic bronchitis or other health problems, you’re more likely to get very sick if you do catch COVID-19. (Many conditions put people at higher risk with COVID-19.)
Should you get vaccinated for COVID-19 If you have an underlying health condition?
Adults of any age with certain underlying medical conditions are at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines are recommended for and can be administered to most people with underlying medical conditions.
Can you receive the COVID-19 vaccine if you are currently infected?
Vaccination of persons with known current SARS-CoV-2 infection should be deferred until the person has recovered from the acute illness (if the person had symptoms) and criteria have been met for them to discontinue isolation.
Can you get the COVID-19 vaccine while on antibiotics?
People with mild illnesses can be vaccinated. Do not withhold vaccination if a person is taking antibiotics.
What symptoms do COVID-19 and bronchitis have in common?
The symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, include fever, fatigue, a cough, shortness of breath, body aches, and a sore throat. These can also happen with other conditions, including bronchitis.
What medical conditions make you exempt from COVID-19 vaccine?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the only people who shouldn’t get vaccinated are those who had a severe allergic reaction, called anaphylaxis, immediately after a first vaccine dose or to a component of the COVID-19 vaccine.
What underlying conditions qualify for the COVID-19 booster?
Some of the underlying conditions that can put people at higher risk for COVID-19 include cancer, chronic kidney disease, chronic lung disease, heart conditions, HIV infection, liver disease, sickle cell disease, smoking, solid organ transplant and stroke. Getting a booster will be on the honor system.
Why get vaccine if you’ve had Covid?
Tafesse’s research has found vaccination led to increased levels of neutralizing antibodies against variant forms of the coronavirus in people who had been previously infected. “You will get better protection by also getting vaccinated as compared to just an infection,” he said.
Should I still get the COVID-19 vaccine if I’m not feeling well?
Can I get the vaccine if I’m sick? A mild illness will not affect the safety or effectiveness of a vaccine. However, you should wait until you are recovered from your illness before getting your vaccine to keep from spreading the illness.
Should you get vaccinated for COVID-19 while in quarantine?
People in the community or in outpatient settings who have had a known COVID-19 exposure should not seek vaccination until their quarantine period has ended to avoid potentially exposing healthcare personnel and others during the vaccination visit.