Which groups are the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccines?

Which groups are the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccines?

Healthcare personnel and residents of long-term care facilities should be offered the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines (1a) CDC recommends that initial supplies of COVID-19 vaccine be allocated to healthcare personnel and long-term care facility residents. This is referred to as Phase 1a.

Can you test positive for Covid after getting the vaccine?

Getting the vaccine will not make you test positive for COVID-19 on a rapid test or a PCR test. If you test positive and it's an accurate result, you were likely exposed before you got the vaccine or before the protection kicked in.

Why is the risk of getting COVID-19 higher in crowded spaces?

The risks of getting COVID-19 are higher in crowded and inadequately ventilated spaces where infected people spend long periods of time together in close proximity. These environments are where the virus appears to spread by respiratory droplets or aerosols more efficiently, so taking precautions is even more important.

Will I test positive for Covid after the vaccine?

No, the vaccine won't cause you to test positive on a COVID-19 viral test, such as the PCR or antigen tests. However, you may test positive for the antibody test, due to developing an immune response.

Can the COVID-19 virus be spread through breastmilk?

The COVID-19 virus has not been detected in the breastmilk of any mother with confirmed and suspected COVID-19 and there is no evidence so far that the virus is transmitted through breastfeeding. Researchers continue to test breastmilk from mothers with the infection.

Does the Covid vaccine prevent Covid-19?

Clinical trial data show all authorized COVID-19 vaccines are very good at preventing severe illness, hospitalization, and death. COVID-19 vaccines continue to be studied to determine how well they work in the real world, outside of clinical trials. The CDC will be sharing more of this data soon.

Can COVID-19 spread in hot and humid climates?

FACT: The COVID-19 virus can spread in hot and humid climates The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 is by maintaining physical distance of at least 1 metre from others and frequently cleaning your hands. By doing this you eliminate viruses that may be on your hands and avoid infection that could occur by then touching your eyes, mouth, and nose.

Can COVID-19 spread through feces and bodily fluids?

The virus is not known to spread through feces, urine, breast milk, food, wastewater, drinking water, or via animal disease vectors (although some animals can contract the virus from humans). It very rarely transmits from mother to baby during pregnancy.

Do COVID-19 and tuberculosis spread in the same way?

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What are the typical side effects of dexamethasone during COVID-19 treatment?

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Who should not take Covid vaccine?

People with a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) to any component of the COVID-19 vaccine should NOT receive the vaccine.

What does it mean to flatten the COVID-19 curve?

A flatter curve is created by a more gradual increase in the number of cases per day and a more gradual decrease. Over a long period of time the number of people infected might be around thesame, but the difference is the number of cases that occur each day.


How many different human coronaviruses are there?

Six species of human coronaviruses are known, with one species subdivided into two different strains, making seven strains of human coronaviruses altogether.

Under what conditions does COVID-19 spread easily?

Any situation in which people are in close proximity to one another for long periods of time increases the risk of transmission. Indoor locations, especially settings where there is poor or no ventilation, are riskier than outdoor locations.Transmission can occur more easily in the “Three C’s”:• Crowded places with many people nearby;• Close-contact settings, especially where people have conversations very near each other;• Confined and enclosed spaces with poor ventilation. The risk of COVID-19 spreading is higher in places where these “3Cs” overlap.


Does the Covid vaccine prevent spread?

It's possible that vaccines won't stop or significantly lessen the chances of infection. But jabs might make infected people less able to pass the virus on, or make them less infectious, and so reduce transmission.

How can I protect myself and others from getting COVID-19?

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What are the comorbidities that qualify for Covid vaccine?

The 20 comorbidities that qualify you for shots Some of the listed medical conditions include heart failure with hospital admission in the past year, moderate or severe valvular heart disease, diabetes (for more than 10 years or with complications) and hypertension on treatment.