International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022


COVID-19 (SARS CoV-2) Post-Vaccination Infection among Healthcare Professionals

Dr. Bhagyashree Sudhakar Joshi


Abstract: Introduction: In spite of vaccination, incidences of COVID-19 (SARS CoV-2) infections are being reported in partially and fully vaccinated Healthcare Workers (HCWs) all over the world. Objective of the study: To explore the COVID-19 Post vaccination infection among healthcare workers. Methodology and Results: We performed literature search in Google scholar, Research gate, and PubMed databases for articles on the subject from January 2021 to December 2021. Only twenty studies matched the criteria and were included for this review. Data was extracted on study duration, design, settings, population / samples, vaccination status, post vaccination infection, average day of post vaccination infection, symptoms, comorbidities etc. Conclusion: COVID-19 pandemic showed that every country and every individual was vulnerable and no one was safe. Health care workers were at greater risk of developing Covid-19 (SARS CoV-2) infection in spite of their vaccination status. Although studies have reported that vaccine helps to decrease the severity of the condition. More research studies and time is needed to understand ?the vaccine as a whole? and its effectiveness in terms of immunity development and side effects. Although vaccinated it is also important to maintain the health by healthy diet, exercises, proper lifestyle, and taking due precautions as needed.


Keywords: Breakthrough infections, COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2), COVID-19 vaccine, Health care workers, post vaccination infection, vaccine breakthrough


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,


Pages: 392 - 396


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