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A 35-year-old female asked:

Received covid booster monday. daughter has a cold and im most likely going to get it too. will this make my booster less effective since immune system will be working on fighting cold at the same time?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
No they are working on different viruses. Get flu shot when you can.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
The COVID-19 vaccine is unlikely to prevent you from catching an upper respiratory tract infection, if you are susceptible. But will help prevent or mitigate coronavirus infections. Glad you have received booster.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Oct 28, 2021

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