DETROIT – For the reason that coronavirus pandemic started, Dr. Frank McGeorge has been maintaining viewers up-to-date and knowledgeable on all fronts. He’s been answering your questions in regards to the vaccine, the vaccination course of and extra.
If a totally vaccinated individual checks optimistic for COVID-19 will they have the ability to obtain monoclonal antibodies?
Sure. If a vaccinated individual have been to develop a breakthrough an infection of COVID they could possibly be handled with monoclonal antibodies. The one concern with monoclonal antibodies and the vaccine is the reverse. Should you obtain monoclonal antibodies as a therapy you must wait 90 days to get vaccinated.
I’m an obese, Black, 69-year-old, fully-vaccinated, diabetic. The chance to work together with unvaccinated infants and younger youngsters has come up. Is that this a threat I ought to take?
Whilst you clearly have threat components for growing extreme illness, you might be additionally absolutely vaccinated which considerably protects you from extreme illness.
The principle wildcard is the chance that the youngsters you’re with could possibly be contaminated. For instance, do they spend most of their days at dwelling with household or are they at daycare or camp with a lot of different children and adults? Estimating their publicity threat might help you gauge your threat. Carrying a masks would additionally offer you added safety.
I’m absolutely vaccinated with Moderna. Am I in a position to get the delta variant and transmit it to my grandchildren? I’m staying away from my in-person train class till I’m positive I’m not in a position to infect my grandchildren who’re presently too younger to be vaccinated.
The reply is sure however the efficacy of the Moderna vaccine in opposition to the delta variant hasn’t been exactly recognized. It’s about 64% efficient at defending in opposition to any an infection even an asymptomatic one the place you may unknowingly be contagious. Skipping the train class for now could be an inexpensive precaution till we all know extra.
We’re invited to a marriage. Whereas my husband and I are vaccinated we aren’t positive if others on the wedding ceremony will probably be. Are we secure to attend?
Being vaccinated is a very powerful factor you are able to do to guard your self and anybody you’re in touch with from an infection. Attending an occasion is secure. Though, we’re reliant on the unvaccinated to do their half by distancing and sporting a masks. In case you are at particularly excessive threat for extreme illness think about sporting a masks to the marriage.
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