. In Case You Missed It — Early Lab Test Shows Omicron Weakening Vaccine Effectiveness « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Wall Street Journal – The Omicron variant of coronavirus can partially evade the protection afforded by vaccines, according to laboratory tests conducted in South Africa that give one of the first indications of vaccine effectiveness against the variant, but scientists say the shots should still defend those inoculated from severe disease.

Scientists at the Africa Health Research Institute in South Africa tested the blood of 12 people vaccinated with the shot developed by Pfizer Inc. and Germany’s BioNTech SA against the Omicron variant to determine how effectively it neutralized the virus…

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