COVID-19 vaccine rollouts may be way around variant issue, expert says
Dr. Dial Hewlett, medical director of the division of disease control at Westchester County Department of Health and a fellow at the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), said that lowering the number of people susceptible to the virus should continue to be a key goal.
“If we are able to immunize enough people over a short period of time, then we are going to be able to get around this problem of new variants,” he said during an IDSA media briefing on Thursday. “The virus has to have a host in order to survive.”
Several studies have suggested that the currently-approved mRNA vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna may not offer as much protection against the South African …continued .
[Source: Fox News]