Israeli study shows 4th shot of COVID-19 vaccine less effective on Omicron

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Preliminary findings suggest that a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine does little to stave off infection from the omicron variant. New Zealand began inoculating children ages 5-11 with Pfizer's pediatric vaccine. China canceled plans to sell tickets to the general public for the Winter Olympics.
4 months ago

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Reuters

Israeli study shows 4th shot of COVID-19 vaccine less effective on Omicron

JERUSALEM -A fourth shot of COVID-19 vaccine boosts antibodies to even higher levels than the third jab but it is not enough to prevent Omicron infections, according to a preliminary study in Israel. Israel's Sheba Medical Center has given second booster shots in a trial among its staff and is studying the effect of the Pfizer booster in 154 people after two weeks and the Moderna

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

Covid-19: Israeli Study Shows 4th Dose Not Enough Against Omicron

The second booster was only partially effective in protecting against the Omicron strain, which has the potential to escape vaccine immunity.

4 months ago·India
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Global News

4th COVID-19 vaccine dose less effective against Omicron, Israel study shows - National | Globalnews.ca

The preliminary results raised questions about Israel's decision to offer a second booster shot - and fourth overall - to its over-60 population.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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NDTV

Fourth Covid Vaccine "Partially" Effective Against Omicron: Study

Fourth doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines against Covid-19 are only "partially" effective for the Omicron variant of the virus, the authors of an Israeli trial said Monday.

4 months ago·New Delhi, India
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The Independent

Israel study: 4th vaccine shows limited results with omicron

An Israeli hospital says preliminary research indicates a fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine provides only limited defense against the omicron variant that's raging around the world

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

4th vaccine shot less effective against omicron, Israeli study finds; new Va. governor faces mask pushback: Live COVID updates

The increase in antibodies produced by a fourth shot of COVID-19 vaccine is not enough to prevent infections from omicron, study shows. Latest news.

4 months ago·United States
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