Coronavirus: Experts back booster strikes for immunocompromised people | News

Government expert support for booster cakes for people with weakened immune systems.

Prof Adam Fane, a member of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization, said giving an extra dose of coronavirus to immunocompromised people “may serve a useful purpose”. JCVI is expected to allow booster doses for some people in the coming weeks.

In response to a question about a study that indicated 40% of immunocompromised people have a lower antibody response compared to healthy adults, Finn said Today On Radio 4: “I think this is a lot of what we expected, but it’s very useful because we need to know the priority people to receive additional doses of the vaccine.

“The immunocompromised groups that are the subject of this study . . . one

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