COVID-19 is a contagious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome. The pandemic that threw the entire world off balance early last year.
Scientists tried with every effort to find a cure but instead a vaccine was developed. The vaccines are approved by WHO and are ready to use. They includes;
- The Pfizer/BioNtech Comirnaty vaccine
- The Janssen/Ad26.COV 2.S
- The Sinopharm vaccine
- The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (mRNA 1273)
- AstraZeneca/AZD1222 vaccines
With the introduction of the Covid-19 vaccine, the whole world has been excited. But so many people are still afraid of getting vaccinated. Below are some benefits of getting vaccinated;
5 Benefits Of Getting Vaccinated
1. Prevent You From Getting Covid-19
One of the benefit of getting vaccinated is the exclusion from the endangered masses. When you complete the doses for the vaccine, your chances of becoming seriously ill or dying due to COVID-19 is greatly reduced.
The currently available vaccine primes your immunological system for producing antibodies without causing you to get sick. If you do become infected, your body is prepared to fight the disease. Vaccination typically results in fewer or milder symptoms when you’re ill (or no symptoms at all).
2. Prevent Spreading To Others
Getting vaccinated lessens the chance of your spreading the virus to your friends, family and those you come in contact with.
3. Travelling To Other Places
Another benefit of getting vaccinated is that fully vaccinated people can travel without quarantining, both domestically and internationally.
Also, do remember to travel with your evidence of vaccination to avoid doubts and penalties.
4. Reconnecting With Families And Friends
Once you’ve received the vaccine and waited the recommended time for your body to build immunity, you can visit in person with other people who have been vaccinated without wearing a mask.
Also, if you’ve been around someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you do not need to quarantine if you are fully vaccinated and not experiencing symptoms.
Also read: What happens when a Bee Stings you
5. Going Out Without Worry
Since the lockdown, strict precautionary measures has been enforced. Some not favourable to the masses but we all need to obey it for safety.
Here is the good news, those who have been vaccinated can go out without much worry. Even the first dose of the vaccine gives you much protection against the risks of being infected. Though, we strongly recommend you to stay unexposed until after the second dose.