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Can you get long covid if you’ve been vaccinated?

Health, March 28, 2022

March 28, 2022

Can you get long covid if you’ve been vaccinated?

“Although a small percentage of vaccinated people experience long COVID, the vast majority of people with long COVID are unvaccinated,” Bernadette Boden-Albala, MPH, director and founding dean at the University of California, Irvine Program in Public Health told Health.com. “It is important to remember that vaccines are overall effective at reducing COVID infection, and therefore, long COVID by not getting COVID in the first place.”