May 25, 2024

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Expert: which of the vaccinated has the same chance of contracting coronavirus as the unvaccinated

Athanasios Tsakris, professor of microbiology at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA), said that four months after the second dose of the vaccine, antibodies drop, leaving people with almost the same chance of getting covid as the unvaccinated.

A new possible wave of a pandemic after the holidays is warned by a professor commenting on the emergence of the Omicron strain in our country. As stated by Europe and Greece, at this stage they are experiencing the fifth wave (since the fourth wave is considered the middle of the summer of this year).

At the same time, the expert stressed that it is very likely that a new wave will appear in connection with the discovery of Omicron, despite the fact that a decrease in the incidence is expected in the coming days and weeks. “We have to be fully armed,” he said, referring to the importance of the third dose of the vaccine.

Zakris said the three-dose vaccination should now be considered complete (complete), noting that four months after the second dose of vaccine, antibody levels drop, leaving vaccinated people almost as likely to get sick as unvaccinated people. …

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