- 1 How effective is Pfizer against Delta variant?
- 2 What are the symptoms of Covid if you are vaccinated?
- 3 Is it safe to take paracetamol before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?
- 4 What are the mild-to-moderate side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?
- 5 What are the organs most affected by COVID‐19?
- 6 What are the symptoms of the coronavirus disease?
- 7 In what conditions does COVID-19 survive the longest?
- 8 Can I get COVID-19 from food?
- 9 When was COVID-19 first identified?
How effective is Pfizer against Delta variant?
A study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that two doses of Pfizer’s shot was 88 per cent effective at preventing symptomatic disease from the delta variant, compared to 93.7 per cent effective against the alpha variant, broadly the same as previously reported. 4
What are the symptoms of Covid if you are vaccinated?
And if you experience COVID-19 symptoms, you should isolate yourself from other people and get tested for the novel coronavirus, even if you’re fully vaccinated. Typical symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, breathing difficulties, loss of sense of taste or smell, congestion, and fatigue. 6
Is it safe to take paracetamol before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?
Taking painkillers such as paracetamol before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine to prevent side effects is not recommended. This is because it is not known how painkillers may affect how well the vaccine works.
What are the mild-to-moderate side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?
Mild-to-moderate side effects, like a low-grade fever or muscle aches, are normal and not a cause for alarm: they are signs that the body’s immune system is responding to the vaccine, specifically the antigen (a substance that triggers an immune response), and is gearing up to fight the virus.
What are the organs most affected by COVID‐19?
The lungs are the organs most affected by COVID‐19
Symptoms can include fever, cough and shortness of breath. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia or breathing difficulties.
In what conditions does COVID-19 survive the longest?
Coronaviruses die very quickly when exposed to the UV light in sunlight. Like other enveloped viruses, SARS-CoV-2 survives longest when the temperature is at room temperature or lower, and when the relative humidity is low (<50%).
Can I get COVID-19 from food?
There is currently no evidence that people can catch COVID-19 from food, including fruits and vegetables. Fresh fruits and vegetables are part of a healthy diet and their consumption should be encouraged.
When was COVID-19 first identified?
On 31 December 2019, WHO was informed of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause in Wuhan City, China. A novel coronavirus was identified as the cause by Chinese authorities on 7 January 2020 and was temporarily named “2019-nCoV”.