The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines have proven to be highly effective against the COVID Omicron mutant.

Vaccines work against Omicron

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The two major COVID-19 vaccines used in the United States, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, are very effective in preventing hospitalization and death from Omicron variants, even if they are not very effective in preventing mild infections. It was effective. The report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday.. And the person who took the third dose worked best.

According to follow-up reports, two doses of the vaccine were 79% effective in preventing people from dying or using ventilators during the Omicron surge, but those who received booster shots It became 94% defense. “Suspicious people really need to look at the numbers and think,’You may catch a cold and feel sick, but you won’t turn on the ventilation system or die.'” University of Alabama. Gene Marrazzo, Director of Infectious Diseases, Birmingham School, To tell Washington post..

The CDC study examined cases of COVID-19 in 21 hospitals in 18 states from March 11 to January 24, 2021, and how vaccines against alpha, delta, and omicron variants. I showed the researchers if it worked. William Schaffner, an infectious disease specialist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, called the report “pure gold.” “This is solid information that reinforces the current recommendations for vaccination and booster vaccination — and [the vaccine] I worked at Omicron. ” Said Position..

Like Omicron’s decline, Cases of COVID-19 have decreased dramatically In the United States, however, due to the new subvariant BA.2. Massive wave of infection in China And more modest Increased infection in Europe, And it has overtaken Omicron in the United States as well. “Whether it leads to another surge, mini-surge, or moderate surge is very unclear because there are many other things that are happening now.” Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s medical adviser, tells the ABC News podcast..

The BA.2 subvariant is similar to the original Omicron, but more contagious and Fauci said His colleague in the UK sees “blip” in the case, even though “the use of their intensive care unit has not increased, that is, they have not seen a blip-up of a serious illness.” The trajectory of the US pandemic lags behind that of the United Kingdom by about three weeks.

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