Original article from Kent Live
New research has revealed differing symptoms for those who have had both COVID vaccinations.
People who caught the virus despite being fully vaccinated endured different symptoms to those most commonly reported.
The ZOE Covid Symptom study is a research project with analysis from King's College London.
Despite having a greater protection against the virus if being vaccinated, you could still contract it and pass it on, as Wales Online reports.
Over 33 million people have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in the UK, and more than 45 million have received their first dose of the jab.
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The common symptoms of COVID-19 are a high temperature, a new, continuous cough and a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste.
However, researchers have said that double-jabbed Brits who tested positive reported different symptoms, which consisted of a:
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
They wrote in the study: "Generally, we saw similar symptoms of Covid-19 being reported overall in the app by people who had and hadn’t been vaccinated.
"However, fewer symptoms were reported over a shorter period of time by those who had already had a jab, suggesting that they were falling less seriously ill and getting better more quickly."
They added: "Curiously, we noticed that people who had been vaccinated and then tested positive for Covid-19 were more likely to report sneezing as a symptom compared with those without a jab."
Anyone who may experience sneezing after receiving the vaccine are being urged to get tested for Covid-19.
Those who contracted the virus after just one dose of the vaccine also reported the same four symptoms, along with a persistent cough.
While being vaccinated gives you greater protection, you could still contract and pass on the virus – and if you test positive, you have to self-isolate.