Blogs » Law and Legal Services » Deutshmann Personal Injury & Disability Law - PERSONAL INJURY & DISABILITY LAW


Deutshmann Personal Injury & Disability Law - PERSONAL INJURY & DISABILITY LAW
Will We Need COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots? It Looks So.
Return to Blog 

It appears that individuals who were administered the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will likely need a booster by mid-2022 in order to maintain protection against COVID-19 and future variants of the virus. Biontech has released a new study showing that six months after receiving the second of two doses of the Pfizer vaccine many individuals no long have the antibodies which neutralize the coronavirus variants.

The sample size of the study was rather small – 46 healthy young and middle aged adults had their blood analyzed six months after their second vaccination. They found that while the vaccine produced high levels of antibodies initially, the level of antibodies dropped to 10% by seven months. It also found that in almost half of the study subjects the level of neutralizing antibodies was undetectable after six months. These antibodies can block the Delta, Beta and Mu variants.

What does this mean?

The researchers have concluded that administering a booster 6-7 months after the second dose will enhance protection against the virus and the variants of it. There may also be a a need for a newer formulation of the vaccine at that point which will provide better protection against new variants that are developing.

How Can you Stay Safe?

According to Waterloo Region's medical officer of health, DrHsiu-Li Wang, you should make sure to be vaccinated against the vaccine and to continue to practice protection measures such as masking in high traffic indoor settings, washing hands regularly, only gather in small groups, get tested if you feel ill, and to stay cautious.

Posted on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 - 10:41:00 AM EST
 Comments  (0) Post a Comment 
   By Deutschmann Personal Injury & Disability Law - Visit Our Business Directory Listing  |   Return to Blog 

Blogs Home   |   Start a Blog   |   Subscribe To Blog
News   |   Announcements   |   Events Calendar
Contact The News Editor   |   News FAQs

    <<     January  2022     
S M Tu W Th F S
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          
Jump to:

Article Categories
Car Insurance
Disability Law
Law Enforcement
Personal Injury Law

Recent Articles
Exercise Is an Important and Effective Treatment for Low Back Pain
Now This Shows Dedication to Cycling
When the Most Joyful Moment In Life Becomes The Tragic - Birth Trauma Injury
Inspiring Client Stories
Winter Tires? Are you still on the fence?
Can Concussion Diagnosis Be A Urine Test Away?
Looking for a Fun Way to Enjoy Winter? How About Fat Biking
'Dancing Molecules' offer new hope for traumatic spinal cord injury recovery
Snowmobile Season is Fast Approaching – Are you Ready for a Safe Season?
Will We Need COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots? It Looks So.
Measuring Blood Protein Level May Be Key to Predicting Brain Injury Outcome
First Indy Autonomous Car Race Features Local Entry
OPP Say It’s Vital Users Understand E-Bike and Scooter and Mobility Scooter Rules
See a car with a green flashing light? Yield the right-of-way!
If the Expert Predictions Are Right the Future of Driverless Cars Is Very Nice!
Resilience is Key to Spinal Cord Injury Recovery
Swimming Pool Injuries in Ontario – Common and Dangerous
Cycling Safety – Cycling Facts
What You Need to Know About Personal Injury Cases
Sitting too much? Most of us are and it's as bad for us as smoking.

Articles by Month of Posting
December 2021
November 2021
October 2021
September 2021
August 2021
July 2021
June 2021
May 2021
April 2021
March 2021
February 2021
January 2018
January 2017
January 2016
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
August 2012
July 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
January 2008
July 2007
May 2007
April 2007