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For Those Recovering from the Virus, Here is How Long to Wait Before Taking the Covid-19 Vaccine

News18 | 13/05/2021 03:46 PM | Click to read full article

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests a wait for 90 days from the day one tests positive for Covid-19 if he/she has not received the vaccine.

A report by The Indian Express quoted immunologist Dr Vineeta Bal from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), infection-triggered immunity is likely to last for a few months, and it would be advisable to wait for 6-8 weeks after recovery.