COVID vaccines give us much better protection than a COVID infection, say infectious disease experts.
That's one of many reasons to get a COVID shot, which are rigorously (and continually) tested for safety. The vaccines trigger a significantly more robust immune response than a naturally-acquired infection. Ultimately, this better prepares your body for a real infection, which can ravage the lungs, among other risks.
"I would advise everyone to get the vaccine," said Philip Felgner, an infectious disease expert and director of the Vaccine Research and Development Center at the University of California, Irvine. Read more...More about Covid 19, Science, and Health