Total US population: 331 million
A: Fully vaccinated people should not visit private or public settings if they have tested positive for COVID-19 in the prior 10 days or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
It is possible a person could be infected just before or just after vaccination and still get sick. After a person is fully vaccinated — two weeks after their final dose — there is reduced risk of spreading Covid-19, the CDC says. Research shows vaccinated people who still get breakthrough infections have less detectable virus (viral load) than unvaccinated people who get infected.
A: If you think you might have Covid-19 symptoms, get tested regardless of your vaccination status.
A: Booster shots are available for those considered immunocompromised. Boosters shots for all others who wish to receive them are expected to be more widely available this fall.