Aug 19, 2021

British study shows COVID-19 vaccine efficacy wanes under Delta

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A British study found that protection from either of the two most commonly used COVID-19 vaccines against the Delta variant weakens within three months. It also found that those who get infected after receiving two shots of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the AstraZeneca vaccine may be of greater risk to others than under previous variants of the coronavirus Based on more than three million nose and throat swabs taken across Britain, the Oxford University study found that 90 days after a second shot of the Pfizer or Astrazeneca vaccine, their efficacy in preventing infections had slipped to 75% and 61% respectively.

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