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Delaying a 2nd dose of Pfizer's vaccine by 9 weeks could boost antibodies to the virus, data suggests

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Delaying the second dose of Pfizer's two-shot COVID-19 vaccine could help people produce more antibodies against the virus, a new UK study suggests.
The study, led by Birmingham University and Public Health England , compared a 12-week gap between doses with a three-week gap. Giving the second dose of Pfizer's vaccine after 12 weeks produced triple as many antibodies in people aged over 80, the study found.
The results, posted in a preprint study Friday, provide real-world evidence that Pfizer's vaccine produces an immune response in older people who are most at risk...
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