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4 Factors That Increase Your Risk of Breakthrough COVID

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Two weeks after your second COVID-19 vaccine dose, the protective effects of vaccination will be at their highest . At this point, you're fully vaccinated. If you still get COVID-19 after this point, you've suffered a "breakthrough" infection. Broadly speaking, breakthrough infections are similar to regular COVID-19 infections in unvaccinated people – but there are some differences. Here is what to look out for if you've had both jabs. Read on to find out more—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You May Have Already Had COVID . 1 What Are The Most Common Symptoms? According to the COVID Symptom Study , the five most common symptoms of a breakthrough infection are a headache, a runny nose, sneezing, a sore throat and loss of smell. Some of these are the same symptoms that people who haven't had a vaccine experience. If you haven't been vaccinated, three of the most common symptoms are also a headach