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1 chart shows how quickly a booster shot can improve immunity, with some extra protection in just a few days

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Nicole Fahey, six months pregnant, receives her Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot in Los Angeles. Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
Booster shots are being offered to all US adults.
Studies suggest boosts can improve protection against symptomatic COVID-19, at least temporarily, with benefits beginning to accrue after a few days.
It's unknown how durable booster shot protection will be, but scientists are hopeful.
Two shots are good, but when it comes to preventing symptomatic COVID-19 infections, three may be even better. It's tough to say what the long-term benefit of...
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Putin tests experimental nasal vaccine against COVID-19

3 days ago   |   By Chron

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he has taken an experimental nasal vaccine against the coronavirus, three days after he received his booster shot.
Russia is facing its worst surge of infections and deaths since the pandemic began and is struggling to overcome widespread vaccine hesitancy.
Putin was vaccinated with Sputnik V, Russia's domestically developed COVID-19 vaccine, in the spring. On Sunday, he said he received a booster shot of Sputnik Light, the one-dose version of the jab, and said he wanted to take part in testing the nasal version of Sputnik V.
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Europe's CDC U-Turns, Promotes Vaccine Boosters For All Adults As Region Fights Covid Surge

3 days ago   |   By Forbes

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said Covid-19 boosters should be considered for all adults and could help relieve the pressure from the virus over winter.
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