Study finds gradual increase in COVID infection risk after second vaccine dose

Study finds gradual increase in COVID infection risk after second vaccine dose

Study finds gradual increase in COVID infection risk after second vaccine dose A study published by The BMJ today finds a gradual increase in the risk of COVID-19 infection from 90 days after receiving a second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. The study was carried out by the Research Institute of Leumit Health Services in Israel. Israel was one of the first countries to roll out a large scale COVID-19 vaccination campaign in December 2020, but which has seen a resurgence of infections since June 2021. The findings confirm that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine provided excellent protection in the initial weeks after vaccination, but suggest that protection wanes for some individuals with time. Across the world, large scale COVID-19 vaccination campaigns are helping to control the spread of the virus, but …
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