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VOLUME 14 , ISSUE 4 ( October-December, 2021 ) > List of Articles


Sleep, Immunity, and Its Impact on COVID Vaccination

Dhivya Narayanasamy

Keywords : COVID vaccination, Immunity, Sleep

Citation Information : Narayanasamy D. Sleep, Immunity, and Its Impact on COVID Vaccination. 2021; 14 (4):88-90.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10084-13119

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 08-02-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses that cause illness in humans and animals. The outbreak of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) was initially noticed in a seafood market in Wuhan, China, in mid-December 2019. A person who has had COVID-19 infection confirmed in the laboratory, regardless of clinical symptoms. The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, and the Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine have all been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use. The importance of getting enough good sleep for your immune system cannot be overstated. Sleep is essential for a healthy immune system, and as COVID-19 vaccines are distributed, it is critical that people get enough sleep to stay healthy, and to maintain optimal health, people must continue to prioritize their sleep. “Getting enough, high-quality sleep on a daily basis boosts the immune system and optimizes overall reaction to a vaccine.” Normal sleep after vaccination boosts the immune response against an invading antigen, according to studies, and this immunity-boosting effect of sleep is clinically significant. “Getting a good night's sleep before and after immunization may be beneficial.”

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