News > Third dose can boost vaccine effectiveness against Omicron to 88%, show UK studies

Third dose can boost vaccine effectiveness against Omicron to 88%, show UK studies

Times of India | 02/01/2022 07:37 PM | Click to read full article

The third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine can boost a person’s resistance to the Omicron variant of coronavirus by as much as 88 per cent, new studies conducted in the UK have found.

A third or booster dose substantially bumps up immunity and lowers the odds of contracting a Covid infection with serious symptoms that could lead to hospitalisation.