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There's A Huge Perk To Getting Vaccinated After Having Covid

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A new study suggests the vaccine can provide a great benefit to those who have had Covid-19.

The research examined an incident where the Delta variant tore through a Texas prison, infecting three quarters of the incarcerated people there. Nearly 80% of those infected were fully vaccinated, most with the Pfizer shots.

But while the new study shows that breakthrough cases can absolutely happen in high-risk settings like prisons and jails – where it’s often impossible to maintain physical distance and where proper ventilation is a major concern – it also contained some good news.

First, the Covid-19 vaccines largely prevented severe illness, even in the face of Delta. Four of the 172 people who caught the coronavirus were hospitalised during the outbreak. Three were unvaccinated.

And by far the lowest attack rate was among fully vaccinated people who’d also been previously infected with Covid-19 – “highlighting the importance of vaccination, even among persons........

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