A UK study has shown that the risk of developing long COVID, as well as severe illness caused by COVID-19, is greatly reduced in a person who is fully vaccinated. Published by the Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal, the study indicates that those who have received both doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, or Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine have a 94% chance of being asymptomatic if a breakthrough case occurred. Additionally, the risk of suffering from long covid, experiencing symptoms 28 days after inflection, fell by 50% after two vaccine shots. The study was based on data that had been collected between December 2020 and July 2021 and included 1.2 million adults in the UK.

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