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The Next Covid Booster Shots Will Likely Be Updated for Omicron

Jumat, 24 Juni 2022 | 18:27 WIB
The Next Covid Booster Shots Will Likely Be Updated for Omicron

ILUSTRASI. Covid-19 vaccines this fall are likely to be based on the Omicron variant of the coronavirus rather than the original strain. ANTARA FOTO/Nyoman Hendra Wibowo/rwa.

Sumber: Reuters | Editor: Anastasia Lilin Yuliantina

KONTAN.CO.ID - NEW YORK. Covid-19 vaccines this fall are likely to be based on the Omicron variant of the coronavirus rather than the original strain, although some experts suggest they may only offer significant benefits for older and immunocompromised people.

Moderna, Pfizer and Novavax have been testing vaccines based on the first BA.1 Omicron variant that became dominant last winter, driving a massive surge in infections.

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