Prepare for a fourth Covid jab over autumn after successful trials

The Metro says Millions of adults could be offered a fourth Covid jab this autumn after a study revealed they give protection ‘above and beyond’ that provided by a third dose.

Prepare for a fourth Covid jab over autumn after successful trials

The Metro says Millions of adults could be offered a fourth Covid jab this autumn after a study revealed they give protection ‘above and beyond’ that provided by a third dose.

Research led by the University of Southampton found that a fourth vaccine significantly increased levels of antibodies.

In the trial, 166 people with an average age of 61 were given either a full dose of Pfizer or a half dose of Moderna as their booster, seven months after receiving a third jab.

Blood samples showed that in just two weeks they had 12 to 16 times more antibodies.

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https://metro.co.uk/2022/05/10/covid-uk-millions-could-get-fourth-vaccine-after-trial-shows-good-boost-16615158/

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