Pfizer: Booster shot provides highest level of protection against the delta variant

The Pearl River-based company says it plans to apply for emergency use authorization for a third shot soon.

News 12 Staff

Jul 29, 2021, 10:47 AM

Updated 999 days ago

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There is promising new data about Pfizer's vaccine booster shot.
The Pearl River-based company says it plans to apply for emergency use authorization for a third shot soon.
Researchers say a booster shot 6 to 12 months after full vaccination is likely to provide the highest level of protection - especially against the delta variant.
Studies show antibody levels in those 18 to 55 with a booster shot are five times higher, and 11 times higher in seniors 65 to 85 years old.


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