A fourth vaccine for COVID-19 can’t stop the spread of Omicron, so what is it doing?
A new study out of Israel looked into how both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines both impact the spread.
Study reveals what a fourth COVID-19 booster really does for Omicron
Although the 4th vaccine does create additional antibodies, there still isn’t enough to stop the spread of Omicron.
Gili Regev-Yochay, director of Sheba Medical Center’s Infectious Diseases Unit, said that the level of antibodies necessary to protect against Omicron is too high for the vaccine, even if it is a good vaccine.
Read more about it here.
A 4th vaccine dose against COVID-19 has been recommended for anyone 60 or older by government experts in Israel. This 4th dose is suggested to create more antibodies and help fight the Omicron variant.
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