New Delhi. A study conducted in Israel has found that a booster dose of Pfizer’s vaccine has been found to help strengthen immunity and prevent serious illness due to infection in people above 60 years of age. has been found. Let us tell you that America and other countries have decided to give booster doses of the vaccine to their people due to the highly contagious Delta variant of Corona. Let us tell you that the Biden government of America has announced a booster shot for all American citizens. Apart from America, Canada, France and Germany have also announced to give booster shots to their people.
A study published on Sunday by Israel’s Ministry of Health said that after the third dose of the vaccine, immunity has been found to be 4 times higher in people over 60 years of age than in the previous two doses. Also, 5 to 6 times more immunity has been found in people above 60 years of age in view of serious diseases and hospitalization 10 days after the third dose. According to the report of Hindustan Times, people above 60 years of age have become the most victims of corona in Israel. Israel has been the fastest to vaccinate a large population of its citizens in a vaccination campaign that began in December last year.
Maccabi Health Services, which is engaged in the work of giving booster doses to people against Delta variant infection in Israel, also made a similar claim in its report last week. Maccabi Health Services said on Wednesday that the booster shot has helped reduce the risk of infection by 86 percent in people over the age of 60, while the booster shot is up to 92 percent effective against severe infections. Let us tell you that Pfizer and Moderna have also said in their studies that immunity increases manifold after the booster shot.
Israel’s Ministry of Health said in its study that over time, immunity decreases in elderly people, this has also been seen in young people. According to the study, among people who got vaccinated in Israel, those who fell seriously ill were usually over the age of 60 and these people also had other health problems.
Let us tell you that Israel started giving its people the third dose of the vaccine from 30 July 2021. Along with this, the age limit for booster shot has been raised to 40 years, but pregnant women, teachers and health workers below 40 years of age can also take booster shots. The third dose of the vaccine is being given to those people who have taken the second dose five months ago.
Read: Two split in BJP over the partition of West Bengal, Rahul Sinha told conspiracy
After June 2021, Israel is battling the Delta variant of Corona. About 1.5 million people out of Israel’s 9.3 million population have received the third dose of the vaccine. Israel is the first country in the world to vaccinate a large population of its citizens against coronavirus infection.
Read Hindi News online and watch Live TV News18 on Hindi website. Know news related to country and abroad and your state, Bollywood, sports world, business.