In the heat, you should not postpone vaccination against COVID-19 for later, since you can get vaccinated in any weather and at any time of the year. This opinion was expressed by the chief freelance specialist in primary health care for adults of the Moscow Department of Health Care, Andrey Tyazhelnikov. His words are quoted by TASS.
“Those who have not yet been vaccinated do not need to wait for anything in this situation. With regard to those who have been vaccinated, we can say that there are still a minimum number of adverse events. (…) You can get vaccinated at any time of the year, but we recommend doing it as soon as possible,” the doctor said.
He also noted that for those who are vaccinated in such weather, the usual rules of behavior in the heat apply. From 11.00 to 16.00 it is better not to go outside, it is worth using sunscreen, wearing light light clothes and hats.
The doctor reminded about the observance of the drinking regime, it is undesirable to drink sweet and alcoholic beverages in hot weather, and it is better to include a large amount of vegetables, herbs and fruits in the diet. According to the expert, it is better to transfer sports and physical activity to the morning or evening.
Earlier, Alexander Ginzburg warned Russians, including those who are vaccinated against coronavirus, about the danger of overheating in the heat. According to him, there are no contraindications about swimming in reservoirs for the vaccinated. However, people with hypertension and diabetes should take care during hot weather.