You had COVID-19. Should you get vaccinated? Yahoo News Explains

Speaking with a conservative host on WABC radio in New York, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Sunday that he is not getting vaccinated because he has "natural immunity" due previously having contracted coronavirus.

While having had the disease may offer some protection against future infection, Yahoo News Medical Contributor Dr. Kavita Patel explains why getting the COVID-19 vaccine is still recommended because it can provide better immunity than an actual infection.

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