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A 33-year-old male asked:

Does covid-19 vaccines prevent severe covid-19? all the current approved vaccines claim to prevent hospitalization and death yet there is breakthrough cases?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
The vaccine efficacy is impressive but at least 5%-30%, depending on type do not respond fully. These are the vulnerable ones. Yet you should get vaccinated as odds in your favor
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes, there have been breakthrough infections. However, the vaccines are significantly more protective against hospitalization and death.

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