A third dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine can "strongly" boost protection against the Delta variant -- beyond the protection afforded by the standard two doses, suggests new data released by Pfizer on Wednesday.

The data posted online, which are expected to be discussed in a company earnings call on Wednesday morning, suggest that antibody levels against the Delta variant in people ages 18 to 55 who receive a third dose of vaccine are greater than five-fold than following a second dose.

Among people ages 65 to 85, the Pfizer data suggest that antibody levels against the Delta variant after receiving a third dose of vaccine are greater than 11-fold than following a second dose.

There's "estimated potential for up to 100-fold increase in Delta neutralization post-dose three compared to pre-dose three," researchers wrote in the Pfizer data slides.

The data have not yet been peer-reviewed or published.

The data also show that antibody levels are much higher after a third dose than a second dose against the original coronavirus variant and the Beta variant, first identified in South Africa.

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Nevermore

The "vaccine" doesn't even prevent you from getting covid19. But you'll might have a milder symptoms and a few unlucky people may die from the "vaccine" . But the government doesn't care as long as you obey.

qwerty123

The vaccine does greatly lower the chance of death, which is the overall goal after all. And of course the government wants you to get the vaccine, they put the people's tax dollars into developing it (Trump's operation warp speed) and their tax base depends on people not being sick, going back to work, and a growing economy.

Nevermore

It sure is a growing economy what with open borders and inflation running rampant. And what jobs? Thousands of people lost their jobs when incoherent Biden picked up his pen and killed a lot of energy jobs. So I guess they need to learn how to code.

jeezlouise

more LIES from the Communist propaganda pigs of the DemocRat party.

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