Is it safe to inject the Covid-19 vaccine and the flu vaccine together? This is Expert Word!

Suara.com – Currently, experts emphasize the importance of the Covid-19 vaccine to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 corona virus more widely. Some experts also agree that injecting the flu vaccine can also prevent the risk of infection with the Covid-19 corona virus.

Unfortunately, there are still many people who question the importance of the flu vaccine today and doubt injecting the flu vaccine at the same time as the Covid-19 vaccine.

Corona virus Covid-19 and flu are respiratory diseases that can show the same symptoms. However, relying on the Covid-19 vaccine alone is not enough to protect ourselves.

Meanwhile, some measures such as keeping a distance and preventing influenza from getting worse. Experts also found a sharp increase in the Covid-19 coronavirus disease and flu.

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Last year’s Covid-19 prevention measures have been proven to be able to reduce the risk of flu and the outbreak is quite mild. But, at that time people infected with the corona virus tended to show the same symptoms.

Illustration of the Corona Covid-19 Virus. (Pixabay)

Many people believe that the Covid-19 vaccine can protect them well from the flu. The fact is quoted from Times of India, that is completely untrue.

Corona virus Covid-19 and influenza are respiratory diseases caused by different viruses. Injections of one type of viral vaccine will not protect the body from other viruses.

Because, flu cases tend to increase in winter or certain months. Experts are considering the importance of the flu vaccine and the Covid-19 vaccine.

However, some people may be worried about injecting the flu vaccine and the Covid-19 vaccine together. They may worry about the possible contradictions of injecting two types of vaccines at once.

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Moreover, there are several restrictions that must be obeyed after injecting the Covid-19 vaccine. In fact, many people believe other types of vaccination should be postponed when someone injects the Covid-19 vaccine.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has also confirmed that it is safe to inject other types of vaccines and the Covid-19 vaccine at the same time. According to him, double vaccination will not harm the body.

In fact, experts argue that a second injection of the Covid-19 vaccine at the same time as the flu vaccine will also not pose a dangerous risk, so it is safe to do so at the same time.

Meanwhile, scientists are still analyzing the effects of giving a third shot of the Covid-19 vaccine at the same time as the flu vaccine. Currently, a third injection of the Covid-19 vaccine is needed to increase the immunity of a person who has been fully vaccinated.

In addition, research is also conducting trials of two different types of vaccines that can be carried out simultaneously or not. They want to find out if the Covid-19 corona virus outbreak, which is quite high in transmission, can be endemic or not.


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