Israel: Clinic begins study for second corona booster

Around 150 medical workers at the clinic, who had received their third vaccination by August 20, would receive another dose, the Shiba Hospital near Tel Aviv said on Sunday evening. All of them would have had low levels of antibodies (below 700) on a serological test. According to the hospital, this is the first study of its kind worldwide.

Gili Regev-Jochai, Director of the Infectious Diseases Department, said: “In this study we will examine what the impact of the fourth vaccination is on the number of antibodies and disease prevention in general, and we will monitor the safety of the vaccine. »

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