Covid-19 Vaccine Booster
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At this point in the pandemic, we ought to be able to both offer boosters to the most vulnerable ahead of the winter and increase the pace of vaccine rollout across the world.
A stall in vaccine coverage and increased mixing have combined to drive new outbreaks.
People who had previously caught the coronavirus, which is similar to having an additional vaccine dose, had more neutralising antibodies against COVID variants after being vaccinated.
There’s been a lot of talk about Covid-19 becoming “endemic”. But what does it actually mean?
If immunity is waning or ineffectual against new variants, then boosters could be needed – but there needs to be evidence that they are necessary.
Will the government act quickly enough to protect the most vulnerable from the third wave of COVID-19?3 min read
The populations most at risk of severe COVID-19, older and vaccinated early, may need to receive a booster jab earlier than expected because their protection is waning significantly against vaccine-resistant Delta variant.