Sumary of CDC studies find vaccines still offer powerful protection against severe Covid:
- “These vaccines still remain extremely effective at preventing what we are most concerned about: severe infection, hospitalization and death,” said Dr. Richard Besser, president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and former acting CDC director.
- That third assessment was based on studies of about 32,000 people who were hospitalized or had visited urgent care clinics for any reason in the summer.
- When researchers looked specifically at which vaccine people had received, effectiveness against hospitalization was highest among those who had the Moderna shots, at 95 percent, followed by the shots from Pfizer-BioNTech, at 80 percent, and the Johnson &
- The Biden administration said in August it intended to offer these booster doses to all eligible Americans starting Sept.