[LINK] COVID vaccine protection wanes within six months - UK research

Stephen Loosley stephenloosley at outlook.com
Fri Aug 27 10:47:47 AEST 2021

> Under a worst-case future scenario, protection could fall below 50% for older people
> and healthcare workers by (our Summer) the  principal investigator for the study, said.
> "It's bringing into focus this need for some action. We can't just sit by and see protectiveness
> slowly waning whilst cases are still high and the chance of infection still high as well," Spector
> told BBC television.
> Britain and other European nations are planning for a COVID-19 vaccine booster campaign later
> this year after top vaccine advisers said it might be necessary to give third shots to the elderly
> and most vulnerable from September. The U.S. government is preparing to provide third booster
> doses starting in mid-September ...

So, booster shots starting soon?

And why not?

There’s plenty of AZ available

> "This is a reminder that we cannot rely on vaccines alone to prevent the spread of COVID,"
> said Simon Clarke, Associate Professor in Cellular Microbiology at the University of Reading,
> who was not involved in the study.

And so at least it looks like, as Dr Kerry Chant has said, it will be masks for years?


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