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CDC Director Issues Interim 3rd COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance

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The 19th Director of the U.S. CDC, Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., issued a statement today endorsing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation for a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in specific populations.
Dr. Walensky also recommended a booster dose for those in high-risk occupational and institutional settings.

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Newborns Benefit From COVID-19 Vaccinated Mothers

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A limited study conducted by NYU Langone Health found pregnant women who receive an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy passed high levels of antibodies to their babies.
Existing studies analyzed antibodies to the spike protein (anti-S IgG) alone, which may be present after natural infection or vaccination, and do not include antibodies to the nucleocapsid protein (anti-N IgG), which is only present following natural infection. 

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How Long Does Immunity Last in COVID-19 Vaccinated People

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California-based La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) scientists’ new study helps answer the question: how long does immunity against COVID-19 last in vaccinated people?
As reported in the journal Science on September 14, 2021, a low dose of the Moderna, Inc. vaccine known as SpikeVax, immunity lasts for at least six months.
And no indicator vaccinated people will need a booster shot from this mRNA vaccine.