Pfizer says Israel data shows third Covid shot restores protection from infection to 95% as it makes case to FDA for boosters

Pfizer says Israel data shows third Covid shot restores protection from infection to 95% as it makes case to FDA for boosters

Pfizer says Israel data shows third Covid shot restores protection from infection to 95% as it makes case to FDA for boosters - While the effectiveness of the mRNA vaccine wanes over time, a booster shot was shown to elicit an immune response similar to the protection generated after a second dose, Pfizer said. - The company and its partner on the Covid vaccine, BioNTech, are seeking the agency's OK to distribute booster doses to people 16 and older across the U.S. - The FDA released the data as the agency faces pressure from the Biden administration to authorize booster shots for the general population as early as next week. A third dose of Pfizer's Covid vaccine six months after a second shot restores protection from infection to 95% in …
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