Q and A


If the HepB vaccine didn’t work for me will the COVID vaccine work?


Expert advice is that the COVID vaccine response is unlikely to be linked to other vaccines.

Although this hasn’t been studied or reported yet, but it is better to still try for COVID protection.

Even if the vaccine cover is not quite as good, this will still have some benefit. At some point, researchers might recommend some people have an additional shot – but this will be based on future research.

Responses might be reduced if your CD4 count is currently very low (less than 50 cells/mm3). Or if it was ever this low in the past.

This is one of more than 65 questions about COVID vaccines. It was produced by and for people living with HIV.
Q&A on COVID vaccines: are they safe and effective?


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