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Covid Vaccines And Booster Doses

COVID vaccines were introduced after the pandemic attack of COVID 19. These vaccines can be injected in a single dose or multiple doses, depending on the type of vaccine. Usually, the effect of vaccines wears out with time. Hence booster doses are additional doses of vaccines that help to boost immunity against the disease and prevent infection.

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I want to know about the booster COVID-19 vaccine. Kindly guide.

Query: Hello doctor, There have been many individuals who did not take the booster COVID-19 dose. The reason they gave was that most of us forget to take the boosters for the childhood vaccines, and we do just fine. So, they skip the COVID-19 vaccine. Booster is not that big of a deal. How far is this true...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. The comparison between childhood vaccines and the COVID-19 booster is not entirely accurate. Childhood vaccines typically provide long-lasting immunity, while the COVID-19 virus and its variants continue to evolve. The...  Read Full »

How can older people protect themselves from the COVID-19 variant?

Query: Hi doctor, I live with my parents, who are old, and the news about the pandemic is worrying them. They have taken their booster doses, but is there anything else they should follow to safeguard themselves from the new COVID variant? They are already diabetic and under medication. What safety precaut...  Read Full »

Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq, and thank you for choosing us as your provider for health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. The first step is to get vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccination available in your country, both primary doses and boosters. Also, I request you ...  Read Full »

How can I safeguard myself during a pandemic?

Query: Hi doctor, Being a 39-year-old male, I am really confused now. With all the talk about the ongoing pandemic, I am worried about the impact of climate change on the spread of diseases and the possibility of new pandemics. Can you please explain how climate change is connected to the spread of infecti...  Read Full »

Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hi, Thank you for trusting us with your healthcare. I have reviewed your medical history and understand your concerns. The ongoing spread of a JN.1, a sub-lineage of BA.2.86 Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus is likely due to potential mutations. These mutations will continue occurring with the...  Read Full »

I am worried about getting infected with COVID on exposure.

Query: Hi doctor,I may have had a very brief exposure to COVID today. This evening, a coworker reported that his daughter had tested positive and was symptomatic. I saw this coworker this morning at work, and he passed by twice in the hallway on his way to the restroom. The first time he greeted me while p...  Read Full »

Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The first good thing you did was take the COVID-19 vaccine, including the booster shot. As per guidelines and recommendations, this reduces the risk of severe or critical COVID-19 infection. But it may not prevent the transmission of COVID and subsequent infection. Such...  Read Full »

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