DOH’s new guidelines cut COVID isolation, quarantine time for fully vaccinated
The company said it adds to the growing evidence that supports a third dose of its vaccine irrespective of the primary vaccination schedule.
“These important studies show that a third dose of Vaxzevria after two initial doses of the same vaccine, or after mRNA or inactivated vaccines, strongly boosts immunity against COVID-19,” Oxford Vaccine Group chief Andrew Pollard said in a statement.
A major British trial in December found that AstraZeneca’s shot increased antibodies when given as a booster after initial vaccination with its own shot or Pfizer’s, which is based on mRNA technology.
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