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Coronavirus cases among lawmakers who sheltered in lockdown show one vaccine dose may not immediately protect against infection – The Washington Post

Coronavirus vaccines take more than a week to protect against infection, experts said

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Early protection against covid-19 may occur from about 12 days after dose one, said Naor Bar-Zeev, an infectious diseases physician and epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. People should not really consider themselves protected really until after a week or two following dose two.
Even though the vaccines may protect people from showing symptoms, those vaccinated could remain susceptible to infection, he said, which is why officials are urging those who have been recently…

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