THE HILL – White House medical adviser Anthony Fauci on Sunday said health officials will “have to deal with it” if it is determined that another COVID-19 booster shot is necessary.
Fauci told host George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This Week” –
“If it becomes necessary to get yet another boost, then we’ll just have to deal with it when that occurs.
But I’m hoping from an immunological standpoint that that third shot of an mRNA and the second shot of a J&J will give a much greater durability of protection than just the six months or so that we’re seeing right now.”
Fauci also said it is “tough to tell” if a yearly COVID-19 booster shot will be needed.
He noted that a third jab could increase the durability of protection and potentially stave off the need for another shot:
“The third shot of an mRNA could not only do what we absolutely know it does, is it dramatically increased the level of protection, but from an immunological standpoint, it could very well increase the durability of protection”
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