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Israel Predicts Omicron Will Wane In A Week With Fourth Covid Vaccine Dose

NDTV | 18/01/2022 04:52 PM | Click to read full article

Israel will continue to offer a fourth COVID-19 vaccine shot despite preliminary findings that it is not enough to prevent Omicron infections, a senior health official said on Tuesday. 

A preliminary study published by an Israeli hospital on Monday found that the fourth shot increases antibodies to even higher levels than the third but "probably" not enough to fend off the highly transmissible Omicron.