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Israeli Study Finds Fourth Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine Five-fold Antibodies

A fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is five times the number of antibodies a week after the injection was given, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Tuesday, citing preliminary results from an Israeli study.

One week after the fourth dose we know with a higher degree of certainty that it is safe”He said at Sheba Medical Center, which is administering a second booster dose in a trial among its staff, amid a nationwide surge in omicron-variant infections.

The second news is that we know that one week after the administration of a fourth dose, the amount of antibodies in the vaccinated person increases fivefold.”, He told the media.

This most likely implies a significant increase against infection and (…) hospitalization and (severe) symptoms ”, dijo Bennett.

Israel has played a leading role in studying the effects of COVID-19 vaccines, being the country that most quickly administered its two-dose regimen to a wide sector of the population a year ago, and has been one of the first to inoculate a third booster injection.

He is now administering fourth doses of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine to those over 60, healthcare workers and immunocompromised patients.


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