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Boosters are about 89% effective against Omicron hospitalization, real-world data shows - highlighting the stark difference between unvaccinated people and those who've had 3 shots

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

A Thai healthcare worker receives a booster dose of Pfizer's vaccine. Vichan Poti/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images
Boosters offer "remarkable" protection against hospitalization with Omicron.
Real-world data suggests they're 89% effective against hospitalization for at least three months.
Hospitalization rates for unvaccinated Americans over 55 were 44 times higher than for boosted people.
Boosters offer strong protection against Omicron hospitalizations, real-world data from the US and UK suggests. The data comes as only about half of fully vaccinated Americans have had a...
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