4th Covid Shot Is Not Effective Against Omicron, Israeli Study Shows

4th Covid Shot Is Not Effective Against Omicron, Israeli Study Shows
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It’s been revealed that the fourth shot of the Covid 19 vaccine is boosting antibodies to higher levels than the third vaccine.

But, it’s also been reported that, on the other hand, this is not enough to prevent Omicron infections, a preliminary study in Israel showed. 

This is what the press agency Reuters is showing. 

New treatments for Covid 19 are revealed 

There’s been a lot of talk about the potential treatments for covid 19 especially since a lot of people are not too happy to hop in the vaccine train.

It’s been just revealed on the official WHO website that the organization is recommending two new drugs for treating covid 19.

It’s important to have new treatments for the disease that made the world pause for the past two years.

On the official WHO website, the extent to which these medicines will save lives depends on how widely available and affordable they will be.

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The first drug is called baricitinib, and this is strongly recommended for patients with severe or critical covid 19 disease triggered by the novel coronavirus.

It’s also important to note the fact that WHO has also conditionally recommended the use of a monoclonal antibody drug, sotrovimab, for treating mild or moderate covid 19 in patients who are at high risk of hospitalization.

The official WHO website notes the following: 

“This includes patients who are older, immunocompromised, having underlying conditions like diabetes, hypertension, and obesity, and those unvaccinated.”

Check out our previous articles in order to learn more news. 

The novel coronavirus remains in the spotlight these days following more than two years of the pandemic. There have been a lot of discussions about the potential treatments for covid 19.

On the other hand, it’s been revealed that the pandemic will definitely turn endemic during 2022. Stay tuned for more news, and also make sure to stay safe. 


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Rada Mateescu

Passionate about subjects from the science and health-related areas, Rada has been blogging for about ten years and at Health Thoroughfare, she's covering the latest news on these niches.

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