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Here's How Pfizer's Vaccine Fares Against Omicron

3 doses 'offer a sufficient level of protection from disease of any severity'

(Newser) - Two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine may be enough to prevent serious illness with the omicron variant, but may not be enough to prevent an infection, the companies said Wednesday. However, "preliminary laboratory studies demonstrate that three doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine neutralize the omicron variant,"...

Pfizer's Protection Against COVID Infection Drops Sharply

Though it continues to be effective at preventing hospitalizations

(Newser) - A new large-scale study finds the protection against COVID-19 infection offered by the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine drops from 88% in the first month to 47% after five months. The Los Angeles Times reports on what it describes as "one of the largest and longest [studies] to track the effectiveness of...

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