• Omicron Has Created a Whole New Booster Logic

    1 month ago - By The Atlantic

    The day before I got my COVID booster shot, news of the variant we're now calling Omicron erupted around the world. Mere hours earlier, I'd been on the fence about boosting, as I had been for months. I'm relatively young and healthy; I'd had two doses of Pfizer in the spring. And although a boost would probably benefit me, I didn't feel like I necessarily needed it now -a stance that, comfortingly, was shared by several of the pandemic experts I spoke with regularly. Marion Pepper, an immunologist at the University of Washington, had been “waiting for something to add urgency,” she told...
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  • Pfizer Says Its Booster Is Effective Against Omicron

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    The company's finding is based on only a small study of blood samples in a laboratory, but others are sure to follow.
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  • Pfizer Says Vaccine Booster Should Protect Against Omicron

    Pfizer Says Vaccine Booster Should Protect Against Omicron

    1 month ago - By Web MD

    Blood samples obtained from people a month after they'd gotten their booster shots showed a level of antibodies against Omicron that were equal to those seen against other variants after two doses.
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