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If you were to take a snapshot of the vaccination efforts in America today, you would find that the Biden administration has hit a brick wall of reluctancy that has been impenetrable for months.
There is no denying that just about every American who wants a shot has had a shot. At this moment, the administration is growing desperate to get more inoculations into circulation, even going so far as to send their minions door-to-door to try convincing folks to get jabbed.
In this environment of “okay that’s enough”, Pfizer is now working on a third vaccine dose – a move that has left many rolling their eyes.
Pfizer is ready to seek U.S. authorization for a third dose of its coronavirus vaccine, outlining Thursday a top up shot within 12 months could dramatically boost immunity and counter any virus mutant.
Pfizer’s Dr. Mikael Dolsten told the Associated Press early data from the company’s booster study suggests people’s antibody levels rise five- to 10-fold after a third dose, compared to their second dose months earlier.
In April, Pfizer flagged plans to ask the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency authorization of a third dose, as Breitbart News reported.
“We believe that the third dose will raise the antibody response 10- to 20- fold,” Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said at the time, likening it to the annual flu shot.
“Every year, you need to go to get your flu vaccine,” Bourla said. “It’s going to be the same with COVID. In a year, you will have to go and get your annual shot for Covid to be protected.”
The news certainly won’t go over well here in the United States, where the vaccine rollout is akin to dentistry: Trying to find those lone holdouts is about as fun as pulling teeth.
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