Booster Vaccines

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With the coronavirus variants showing no sign of relenting, is it time for booster shots?

  • While many countries are still to get done with the first set of Covid19 vaccinations, a lot of the developed nations are already testing booster vaccine shots.
  • For now, it is being administered to a limited set of the population and only if there has been a six-month (for AstraZeneca/Moderna/Pfizer) and two-month (J&J) gap since their last vaccination.
  • But are these booster shots safe? Are they tweaked versions of existing vaccines or the same? Have there been any studies about the efficacy?
Articles from 5 publishers

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What you need to know about COVID boosters

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Mix-and-match Covid vaccine boosters are here — How to choose the best one for you

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Business Insider

There's no Delta-specific booster coming to save you — what we have is good enough

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The Times Of Israel

Israeli study: COVID booster shots 92% effective at preventing serious illness

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Scientific American

Should Booster Shots Be Required?

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