Thursday, October 20, 2022

CDC: The old vaccine does not work. Get new bivalent booster. It might.

"Vaccine effectiveness against latest variants declined to 29% at 4 months after third dose"

[At the CDC's advisory committee meeting yesterday and today, not a word was said about how the new bivalent booster was working.  That is not good news for people who volunteered to be the first homo sapiens to receive the injections.--Nass]

A photo of vials of Comirnaty and the Moderna COVID vaccines.

A monovalent mRNA booster dose offered "limited" protection against COVID-related hospitalizations from the currently circulating Omicron variants, a CDC analysis found, likely due to the waning effects of the vaccines and potentially more immune evasion with BA.4/BA.5.

In immunocompetent adults, vaccine effectiveness (VE) against hospitalization with three doses of mRNA vaccine dropped from 69% (95% CI 62-74) during the BA.1/BA.2 period to 31% (95% CI 7-49) during BA.4/BA.5, reported Diya Surie, MD, of CDC's COVID-19 Emergency Response Team, and colleagues.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Someone explain to me this: If the old vaccines don't work and indeed they don't, then why do the experts recommend you get the "primary series" before getting the boosters? That advice is beyond ridiculous! There is no "primary series" for influenza, which mutates like Covid from season to season. What in blazes are they talking about?

Then there is the preposterous claim that even if you get Covid, you should still get the vaccine for super immunity. If that's true, why don't they offer the Measles or Varicella vaccines to people who have had those diseases?

You can't make this stuff up!