Roger Seheult, MD of MedCram explains the data behind the bivalent boosters. See all Dr. Seheult’s videos at: https://www.medcram.com
(This video was recorded on September 18, 2022)
Roger Seheult, MD is the co-founder and lead professor at https://www.medcram.com
He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine and an Associate Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine.
LINKS / REFERENCES:
COVID-19 Cases and Deaths by Vaccination Status Dashboard (Texas HHS) | https://www.dshs.texas.gov/immunize/covid19/data/vaccination-status.aspx
Fact check: New COVID-19 boosters were tested in just 8 mice? Should it matter? (CBS17) | https://www.cbs17.com/community/health/coronavirus/fact-check-were-new-covid-19-boosters-tested-in-just-8-mice-should-it-matter/
Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Omicron-Modified Bivalent Vaccine (CDC) | https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/acip/meetings/downloads/slides-2022-09-01/07-covid-swanson-508.pdf
Pfizer and BioNTech Announce Omicron-Adapted COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates Demonstrate High Immune Response Against Omicron (BusinessWire) | https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220625005002/en/Pfizer-and-BioNTech-Announce-Omicron-Adapted-COVID-19-Vaccine-Candidates-Demonstrate-High-Immune-Response-Against-Omicron
A Bivalent Omicron-containing Booster Vaccine Against Covid-19 (medRxiv) | https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.06.24.22276703v1
Safety and immunogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 variant mRNA vaccine boosters in healthy adults: an interim analysis (Nature) | https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-021-01527-y
Bivalent SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccines increase breadth of neutralization and protect against the BA.5 Omicron variant (bioRxiv) | https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.09.12.507614v1
Covid-19 Vaccine Effectiveness against the Omicron (B.1.1.529) Variant (NEJM) | https://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMoa2119451
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