Research recognizes that people ages more than 80 years get more antibodies than normal and have their immunity at peak. To delay 2nd dose is to boost the immune system exponentially. Delaying the second dose comes healthy.
In England, with less supply of COVID vaccines, the government decided to delay the second dose, and it is astonishing that the people of 80 plus ages find their immune system boosting.
Total vaccine doses
A total of 1.71 Billion vaccines supply to the market. It is a peak level. In the US this number is approximately equal to 288 million doses. Delay in administering the second dose is due to less supply and more demand for the COVID vaccines. Companies are trying to provide it efficiently, however, the process is slow. Some scientists, especially biologists were of the opinion of herd immunity but not all came to be agree with the opinion.
New Study Suggests
The new study suggests that for people of eighty years or more, delaying the second dose boosts immunity as much as threefold. The study finds these results by using Pfizer–BioNTech mRNA vaccine. This study suggests that delaying the second dose could be a good fortune for third-world countries. A more research is need of the day in the current scenario.
In The Future
In the future, studies will find more information about other vaccines too. These vaccines are not available to people of third-world countries. However, delaying the second dose could be assuring the effectiveness of the vaccines.
The extending of the gap between the two doses by the UK seems to be a good reason and option. However, theoretically, people are vulnerable to getting the virus between their first and second doses. We are sure about more research studies by virologists in the current scenario. More information is seeing our way to get deep into the study of viruses along with herd immunity as well as the effects of delaying the second dose of the vaccines.
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