COVID-19-vaccination highly recommended for stroke patients

Stroke patients are mostly elderly persons, therefore they should be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Stroke patients belong to a group of people who – according to the recommendations of the Ministry of Health and the National Vaccination Commission – for whom an elevated risk exists that they might suffer from a severe form of Covid-disease .

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After a Corona vaccination it may happen – as in vaccinations against other diseases – that mild responses like pain at the injection site, fatigue or headache occur. These adverse reactions are not dangerous and the risks also not elevated for persons affected by stroke.

In case anticoagulants are used routinely please keep in mind: