Pfizer, BioNTech vaccine neutralises Omicron with three shots

Pfizer, BioNTech vaccine neutralises Omicron with three shots

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12/8/2021 4:25:00 PM

Pfizer, BioNTech vaccine neutralises Omicron with three shots

BioNTech and Pfizer said on Wednesday a three-shot course of their COVID -19 vaccine was able to neutralise the new Omicron variant in a laboratory test and they could deliver an Omicron-based vaccine in March 2022 if needed.

In the first official statement from vaccine manufacturers on the likelyefficacy of their shotagainst Omicron, BioNTech and Pfizer said that two vaccine doses resulted in significantly lower neutralising antibodies but that a third dose of their vaccine increased the neutralising antibodies by a factor of 25.

Blood obtained from people that had their third booster shot a month ago neutralised the Omicron variant about as effectively as blood after two doses fought off the original virus first identified in China.Register now for FREE unlimited access to

Register"Ensuring as many people as possible are fully vaccinated with the first two dose series and a booster remains the best course of action to prevent the spread of COVID-19," Pfizer boss Albert Bourla said in the statement.Though the necessity remains unclear, the companies said they would continue their effort to bring an Omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine to market, which they kick-started when the new lineage first raised global concern among scientists on Nov. 25.

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A planned output of 4 billion doses of the Comirnaty vaccine in 2022 was not expected to change if an adapted vaccine was required, they added.The findings are broadly in line with a preliminary study published by researchers at the Africa Health Research Institute in South Africa on Tuesday, saying that Omicron can partially evade protection from two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, suggesting also that a third shot might help fend off infection.

Alab analysisat the university hospital of Frankfurt, Germany, however found a reduced antibody response to Omicron even after three shots.The U.S.-German vaccine partners also struck an optimistic tone on the prospect of their shot protecting against any severe disease from Omicron, even though the lab data did not yield new insights on that.

The vast majority of surface structures on the Omicron spike protein targeted by the T-cells, which typically emerge after vaccination, are not affected by Omicron's mutations, they said."The companies believe that vaccinated individuals may still be protected against severe forms of the disease," they added.

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T-cells are the second pillar of an immune response, alongside antibodies, and are believed to prevent severe disease by attacking infected human cells.Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterReporting by Ludwig Burger; editing by Jason Neely, Jane Merriman and Alex Richardson

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Thats not true…second omicron Variant!!! Three NEW additional shots, plus one additional booster? Hahhaha they just don't know how to make people to take the 3 shoot! These companies are blood sucker to economy. Disgusting advertising for investors. The figures refer to numbers a few days after vaccination (booster). After a few weeks, these numbers drop again very sharply. It should be the media's job to put statements, solely made for investors, into context.

Money making business 🤢🤢🤢 Could you please support your assertion with peer-reviewed evidence? Es gibt aber Studien die das Gegenteil zeigen. CiesekSandra und sigallab Nice wording… more marketing. You could have otherwise have phrased it as.. well Omicron is not dangerous it’s apparently only been around 2 mins and so have our jabs… so far it’s harmless so let’s just say-if you take more jabs we think you will be doing fine health wise. Ha

Pfizer, BioNTech say initial lab study showed 3 doses of COVID-19 vaccine neutralized omicron variantPfizer Inc. undefined and BioNTech SE undefined said results from an 'initial laboratory study' showed that their COVID -19 vaccine neutralized the omicron...

Nestle says that drinking Nescafé and eating Smarties significantly reduces the risk of catching Omicron Neutralizes the non-severe disease it causes 😛 So 3 risky shots for a mild cold? You people have jumped the effing shark. Never mind the covidiots will roll sleeve and happily post selfies whilst taking them.

Magic jajaja 🤣🤣🤣 is this an ad? Is reuters working on commission? wtf. How about a legitimate article talking about the side effects of these experimental shots---like blood clots, myocarditis and death. or an article about how vaccinated are getting infected and transmitting the virus So predictable. Low vaccination rates? Delta variant! Low booster adoption? Omicron variant!

2 doses of Pfizer should eliminate (Delta). If so, they should advertise that information. ----- Why is cases of Delta rising if Omicron is worst than delta. Lies, Lies, Lies. That is not what they said at all! The booster helps against it (without saying how much) - they never said it neutralises it... And the efficacy of the 2x vaccine shots drops over 40%...

The fourth shot will definitely do it.

Two vaccine doses may not provide sufficient protection against Omicron coronavirus variant, Pfizer saysPreliminary lab studies show two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine may not provide sufficient protection against the Omicron coronavirus variant, but three doses are able to neutralize it, the companies said in a news release on Wednesday. 🤡👎🏼 4,5,6,7,8 9

neutralises the sneezes 🙏🏼

Omicron variant partly evades Pfizer vaccine's protection, study showsThe Omicron coronavirus variant partly escapes the protection offered by the Pfizer vaccine, but people who have been previously infected and then vaccinated are likely to be well protected, researchers working in South Afr ica reported Tuesday. The new Omicron variant of the coronavirus may lead to less severe disease, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top medical adviser to President Biden, said during a briefing of the White House pandemic. Ugh ugh Pfizer paid for the study?

Pfizer CEO says omicron appears milder but spreads faster and could lead to more Covid mutationsno FUD man.. come on Vaccines bring mutation. I know you need money but speak well man! He sees $$$$

Pfizer vaccine 'partially protective' against OmicronOmicron variant of the coronavirus can partially evade the protection from Pfizer and partner BioNTech's vaccine, new research shows

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