Is One Vaccine Dose Enough After COVID-19 Infection?

Is One Vaccine Dose Enough After COVID-19 Infection?

Is One Vaccine Dose Enough After COVID-19 Infection? Posted on February 23rd, 2021 by Dr. Francis CollinsCredit: iStock/Bill OxfordFor the millions of Americans now eligible to receive the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, it’s recommended that everyone get two shots. The findings show that immune response to the first vaccine dose in a person who’s already had COVID-19 is equal to, or in some cases better, than the response to the second dose in a person who hasn’t had COVID-19. Following their second vaccine dose, it was roughly the same story. Reference:[1] Robust spike antibody responses and increased reactogenicity in seropositive individuals after a single dose of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine.

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