January 18, 2022

4th vaccine exhibits restricted outcomes with omicron

Siblings wait to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine at Clalit Well being Providers in Mevaseret Zion, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. Credit score: AP Picture/Maya Alleruzzo

An Israeli hospital on Monday stated preliminary analysis signifies a fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine supplies solely restricted protection towards the omicron variant that’s raging all over the world.

Sheba Hospital final month started administering a fourth vaccine to greater than 270 medical employees—154 who obtained a Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine and 120 others who obtained Moderna’s. All had beforehand been vaccinated thrice with the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine.

The scientific trial discovered that each teams confirmed will increase