Can I take my allergy medicine after getting vaccinated? Which pediatric ages are most impacted by COVID?
DETROIT – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Frank McGeorge has been keeping viewers up-to-date and informed on all fronts. He will answer your questions about the vaccine, the vaccination process, and more.
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I have planned a trip to Texas in late June. My husband has not received a vaccine due to medical problems. I intend to mask and distance myself as best I can. Can I bring the virus back and give it to him?
Assuming you are fully vaccinated and you mask and distance yourself, the chances of bringing the virus home are very low. The risk is higher if you have not been vaccinated.
Under new CDC guidelines, fully vaccinated workers no longer need to be restricted to post-exposure work as long as they are asymptomatic. This makes no sense to me. Can you explain why these people cannot bring this disease to the workplace and then spread it asymptomatically?
The latest guidelines take into account the overall effectiveness of the vaccine. You are right that this is not a risk-free recommendation. An asymptomatic vaccinated person can transmit a virus. It’s just that, based on CDC’s data, that risk is low enough that a work disability is no longer warranted. It is important to note that testing, but not quarantining after an exposure, is still recommended under certain circumstances. This is also the reason why wearing masks and social distancing in the workplace is recommended.
Specifically, what are the pediatric ages most affected by COVID?
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