As expected, just as with the measures against the spread of the "flu", the vacciNAZIe program will not end. "Likely" wink wink
3rd Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine dose 'likely' to be needed within a year, CEO says
People who do it Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are “likely” to need a third dose within one year of being fully vaccinated.
“A likely scenario is that a third dose will likely be needed, somewhere between six and 12 months, and then annual revaccination take place ”, said Message Albert Bourla at an online event on April 15.
But all of that has yet to be confirmed. And again, the variants will play a key role, ”he said. "We have to see what the order would be and how often we should do that, that remains to be seen."
Bourla also said that it is "extremely important to keep the group of people susceptible to the virus to continue to support the immune system".
Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two injections, while the Johnson & Johnson vaccines require one. US health authorities this week recommended a pause in J&J vaccine administration following several reports of blood clots from "millions" of vaccinations.
Alex Gorsky, CEO of J&J, suggested a few weeks ago that people should get annual COVID-19 injections, similar to seasonal flu shots. COVID-19 is the disease caused by it CCP virus (Chinese Communist Party) .
"This data also provides the first clinical results that a vaccine can effectively protect against the currently circulating variants, a crucial factor in achieving group immunity and ending this pandemic for the world's population," said BioNTech co-founder and CEO Ugur Sahin in a statement.
CEO Ugur Sahin.
Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said in an interview on April 14 that the company is aiming to have a booster shot or third dose available in the fall.
The United States is monitoring infections in people who have been fully vaccinated, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, at a hearing of the House subcommittee on April 15.
Of the 77 million people vaccinated in the United States, there are 5.800 such “breakthrough infections Walensky said, including 396 people who had to be hospitalized and 74 who died.
Walensky said some of these infections occurred because the vaccinated person did not elicit a strong immune response. But the concern is to avoid this in people infected with more contagious virus variants.