Yes, you can still get Covid-19 after vaccination

Covid vaccination in Nariobi

A nurse prepares a Covid-19 vaccine for administration at the headquarters of the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) in Nairobi on March 11, 2021.

Photo credit: Lucy Wanjiru | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Globally, the Covid-19 vaccination programme is designed to ‘tame’ the virus by reducing its ability to cause severe symptoms and death.

Yes, you can still get Covid-19 even after vaccination. It is therefore not surprising that former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi have tested positive for Covid-19 after receiving their first jabs.


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