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Does the moderna vaccine protect from severe illness if you get covid-19 3 weeks after the first dose?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes. Even though the Moderna COVID 19 vaccine has optimal results at least 2 weeks after the second does, one would have still built up significant antibodies 3 weeks after the first dose.

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A 32-year-old male asked:

Does the Moderna vaccine 100% protect against severe COVID-19 after the first dose?

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Dr. Steven Simon
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NO it does not! Initial injection requires a 2 week period before 2nd dose, then 2 weeks for max benefit of 94+%. There would be some benefit 2 weeks after initial dose, but I have not seen that listed. Protecting against variants has been inconsistent and there is no firm data on how successful Modena would be. Remember J&J did test in UK and Africa and was 66% effective there 28 days post inj
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
No vaccine manufacturer has ever claimed 100% outcomes, but such claims are appearing all over the Internet! Wow!
Mar 12, 2021

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