Currently there’s limited information on how effective is the mRNA vaccine will be against the newly emerged strains of COVID-19.
List of abbreviations:
o Sms: Symptoms
o aSmtic: asymptomatic
o NPS: nasopharyngeal swab
o AB: Antibody.
Many commentaries on the results of the vaccine clinical trials cite a lack of information on asymptomatic infection as a limitation in our knowledge about the vaccines’ effectiveness.
Actually, theoretically, as almost FORTY % of subjects with COVID-19 infection have no Sms but may still transmitting the virus to other subjects. So, until enough data whether the vaccine protects against aSmtic infection, we should keep emphasizing to our ptns that vaccination does NOT permit omitting other vital measures preventing the spread of COVID-19. We are in true need to persist
o Social distancing,
o keep masking,
o Prohibiting over crowded indoor situations, &
o Continuous hand washing.