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COVID-19: Here Are the COVID-19 Symptoms to Look for if You Are Vaccinated

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Being vaccinated against COVID-19 has many individuals in most parts of the world breathing easy, positive that they have protection from severe disease. However, breakthrough cases though rare, are still reported and though are said to be asymptomatic, it is mostly not the case. New information shows that many fully vaccinated individuals who suffer from COVID-19 do get some symptoms and they are not the ones you would expect. 

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Right now, you are aware of the common COVID-19 symptoms. The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed symptoms such as cough, chills, muscle aches, fever, fatigue and shortness of breath. Although these symptoms are still possible, research shows they are not the most common signs of COVID-19 today. That is the case with breakthrough COVID-19 cases because they usually come with mild symptoms that last for a short period of time. 

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A research conducted by the American Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that the common symptoms among the vaccinated individuals are sneezing, headache, sore throat, loss of smell and runny nose. Though some of these symptoms are common for individuals at different vaccination stages, the research indicates that most of the previously common COVID-19 symptoms and signs are likely to be seen in unvaccinated individuals. 

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It is important to know that breakthrough COVID-19 cases are rare. Moderna and Pfizer give protection of about 95 percent against symptomatic infection, and Johnson & Johnson gives 66 percent protection. 

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It is advisable that if you witness these symptoms, you should stay home arrange to have a COVID-19 test particularly if you work or live around individuals who are at a higher risk of perishing from the disease. 

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