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COVID-19 vaccine and organ transplant recipients: Strict adherence to safety protocols must even after second – TheHealthSite

Organ transplant recipients take drugs to suppress their immune systems and prevent rejection. This may interfere with their ability to make antibodies.

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Not much has been said about the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccine in organ transplant recipients. This group of people are immunocompromised and very vulnerable. Now a new study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine say that although two doses of a vaccine against the virus that causes COVID 19 offers some protection for people who have received solid organ transplants, it is still not enough to enable them to dispense with masks, physical distancing and other safety measures. The Journal…

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