Skill Checkup: An 18-Year-Old Woman With Fever, Headache, Malaise, Muscle Pain and Shortness of Breath

Enrico Brunetti, MD


May 11, 2023

Vaccination is recommended for patients with a history of COVID-19 after they have fully recovered from an active infection.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), vaccines with WHO Emergency Use Listing are safe for people aged ≥ 18 years who have pre-existing conditions, including hypertension, auto-immune disorders, asthma and diabetes, like this patient.

Editor's Note: Skill Checkups are wholly fictional or fictionalized clinical scenarios intended to provide evidence-based educational takeaways.

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