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  • Writer's pictureHealthwatch Portsmouth

Vaccinated, but experiencing these new Covid symptoms?

With the mutation of Covid-19, people who are fully vaccinated and now contract Covid, may experience these other symptoms similar to the common cold.

  • Runny nose Headache Sneezing Sore throat Persistent cough

Taking a test will establish if it is Covid but is not mandatory, the NHS have published guidelines for those who have symptoms, click the following link. Symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) – NHS ( If you do not have symptoms and have a long term condition you may be eligible to receive free lateral flow tests. Click on this link to find out if you are eligible to receive a free COVID rapid lateral flow test kit. Order coronavirus (COVID-19) rapid lateral flow tests – GOV.UK ( It is still important to get both the Covid and Flu boosters, but they will need to be booked separately. They can be done via your GP or via the following booking systems. Book or manage a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination – NHS ( Book or manage a free NHS flu vaccination at a pharmacy – NHS (

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