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Second vaccine dose delay might give people stronger protection – Derbyshire Live

Professor Anthony Harnden predicts there will be a sharp fall-off in hospitalisations and deaths soon



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The deputy chair of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has said that delaying a second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine might give stronger protection in the long term.
Professor Anthony Harnden said: We carefully examined the data from the Pfizer study and concluded that there was no real evidence that a second dose gave you substantially longer and better protection.
We do believe you should have a second dose but we do believe that that can be delayed.
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