Breakthrough Infections – Does It Mean the Vaccine Has Stopped Working? – FNHA

A message from Dr. Helena Swinkels, FNHA Office of the Chief Medical Officer

The issue of breakthrough infections is increasingly being discussed in the media and elsewhere. With so much information circulating about COVID-19, vaccines and case numbers, it can be hard to know what is real. We’re here to answer what this means for you!

Can I still get COVID-19 after getting vaccinated?

First of all, let’s talk about what a COVID-19 “breakthrough infection” is. A breakthrough infection is an infection that happens after your body has had a chance to develop full protection from the COVID-19 vaccine, in other words, more than two weeks after the second dose.

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