Can vaccinated people get COVID-19 from children who are exposed at school?

Dr. Jen Ashton answers viewers’ questions about health and vaccines.
1:49 | 06/15/21

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I got some living to do. Dr. Jen is here with answers to today's questions. Let's begin with the first one. Even if I've been vaccinated, am I likely to get covid-19 if my child is exposed at school? So, two things that are really important here. Number one, hopefully we'll see children be authorized for vaccine, school-aged children soon. We're waiting for that information hopefully in the next four to eight weeks. However, just because you are exposed, so this is a contact of a confirmed case, does not mean that child will become infected. And then, for the person who's vaccinated and at home, data has shown that the risk of getting infected after having been vaccinated is about 0.01%. So the answer is, is it possible to have a breakthrough case? Yes. Is it likely? No. All right, interesting question here, doc, is it possible to target fat with ab exercises? If the from eating a bagel or just in general? This is a loaded question. It is not really possible if you talk to certified fitness trainers to spot reduce. Abdominal fat is part of your overall body fat. That cutaneous fat. So overall weight loss with things like cardio, high intensity interval training and a low carb, low sugar diet all helpful. Weight training will be helpful because again there is muscle underneath the fat so, yes, you want to do some ab and core exercises but you also want to watch your diet and get your it is those three things. You could have a six pack under the fat, just no one can see it. Everyone has a six pack under the fat, just you can't see it. Submit your questions to Dr. Jen on her Instagram @drjashton. We have an interesting

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