Nurse catches Covid three weeks after getting Pfizer vaccine

The nurse had quite serious symptoms (Photo: AFP).

In Wales, a nurse received covidation three weeks after vaccination. Experts warn that it takes time to build immunity.

The nurse, who worked at the Highveld Dada University Health Board campus, said she contracted the virus while waiting for a second dose of the Pfizer BioNtech to bite.

The woman, who didn’t want to be identified, said she was angry and heartbroken that she caught Covid at this point.

She said she was initially relieved to be invited to this meeting and wanted to do what was right for her family.

But it gives a false sense of security, she says.

The nurse said she had been told it would take 10 days for the vaccine to provide some protection and reduce the risk of transmission, but after three weeks she began to feel sick.

She had fairly severe symptoms of severe cough, high fever and shortness of breath and was shocked when the tests came back positive.

Dr. Philip Kloer, deputy director of the Hywel Dda Health Board, said that while the Covid vaccine reduces the likelihood of the virus, no vaccine will ever be 100 percent effective.

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He added that some people may be infected with Covid-19 just before the vaccination without knowing it, or a week or two after the vaccination if your body is protecting itself.

People who have been vaccinated against Covida are warned to continue breastfeeding.

This decision is part of the new recommendations to postpone the second dose in order to give the first dose to as many people as possible.

The original recommendation was that people would need a second dose of Pfizer vaccine three weeks after the first injection.

But in the past month the interval between doses has increased to 12 weeks.

The UK Chief Medical Officer defended this initiative and said that the Pfizer bite offers significant protection after the first dose.

Nurse catches Covid three weeks after getting Pfizer vaccine

Margaret Keenan, 91, was the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer injection (Photo: PA).

But Pfizer said the effectiveness of the injection was not tested until two doses were given at an interval of 21 days.

Many health experts say there is no evidence for the 12-week waiting period, which the British Medical Association describes as very unfair.

In the meantime, the World Health Organisation does not recommend following the UK decision, arguing that repeated injections should only be postponed in exceptional circumstances.

On Friday, the Welsh Prime Minister advised those who received the vaccine to proceed with caution.

He said that they had to acknowledge the new protection they have, but also that the coronavirus will remain a part of our whole lives for many weeks and months to come.

Vaccination has been shown to prevent serious infections. In this way, people, even if they get the virus, are protected against serious diseases.

Three vaccines have now been approved in the UK and almost 1.5 million people have been vaccinated.

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