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Momentum of having booster dose is picking up gradually

COVID19Feb 8, 2022
Momentum of having booster dose is picking up gradually

Many scientific studies have revealed, obtaining vaccination provides much-needed immunity for a person to reduce the risk of infecting COVID19. On the same count, the effectiveness of the vaccination deteriorated over time hence having a booster dose is a must to keep the immunity level high as may COVID19 variant might immerge from time to time.

Even the progress of booster dose was low compared with the rest of the doses at the initial stage. But it is picking the momentum now due to promotions.

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