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Bivalent boosters’ effectiveness; Hooked on ID with Anthony S. Fauci, MD

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January 31, 2023

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CDC researchers have found that vaccination with a bivalent messenger RNA booster is effective against the XBB.1.5 subvariant of SARS-CoV-2.

The relative efficacy of bivalent boosters against XBB- or XBB.1.5-associated symptomatic infections was 49%, 40%, and was 43%. Last week’s infectious disease top article.





For the first time, the CDC estimated how effective a bivalent COVID-19 vaccine would be against the latest predominant Omicron subvariant of SARS-CoV-2. Source: Adobe Stock

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