COVID-19 booster shots will be needed, but waning immunity from two vaccines still provides protection

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By Damon Cronshaw
September 2 2021 - 7:00pm
Viral: Dr Nathan Bartlett says the longer waning immunity lasts in the community, the more the virus will circulate and the more breakthrough infections will occur.

COVID-19 vaccine booster shots will be needed, but the initial two jabs of Pfizer or AstraZeneca will provide good protection despite waning immunity, a Newcastle viral immunologist says.

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