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Fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine ‘conceivable’ to protect against Omicron variant: Fauci

LiveMint | 10/02/2022 09:04 AM | Click to read full article

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has said that it is ‘conceivable’ that a 4th dose of Covid-19 vaccine will be recommended to protect against Omicron variant.

Just a month after a new study came out with the conclusion that a fourth vaccine dose for older adults leaves them better protected against coronavirus infection, US Chief Medical Adviser Anthony Fauci said that it is “conceivable" that a fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine will be recommended.