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Some Americans could need COVID-19 vaccine booster -Fauci

Stock Markets Jul 25, 2021 09:56AM ET
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© Reuters. People wear masks around Times Square, as cases of the infectious coronavirus Delta variant continue to rise in New York City, New York, U.S., July 23, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

By Linda So

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Top U.S. infectious disease official Anthony Fauci said on Sunday that Americans who are immune compromised may end up needing COVID-19 vaccine booster shots.

"Those who are transplant patients, cancer chemotherapy, auto-immune diseases, that are on immunosuppressant regimens, those are the kind of individuals that if there's going to be a third booster, which might likely happen, would be among first the vulnerable," Fauci said during a CNN interview.

Citing recent studies that show there might be waning immunity in vaccinated people, Fauci said U.S. health officials are reviewing data to determine when boosters might be needed.

“It’s a dynamic situation. It’s a work in progress, it evolves like in so many other areas of the pandemic,” said Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. “You’ve got to look at the data.”

Some Americans could need COVID-19 vaccine booster -Fauci
 

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Necleus Electron
Necleus Electron Jul 26, 2021 2:45AM ET
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Pls remember, CDC funded and contribute the spike protein which is causing this pandemic.
Kelly Mayer
Kelly Mayer Jul 25, 2021 9:12PM ET
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Yeah, CDC stopped counting positive Covid cases among the vaccinated. For obvious reasons. They account for 50% of current infections. Covid fear keeps markets balanced - too much hope sends stocks to an epic bubble burst, a financial catastrophe. Fear kicks in to correct too much optimism or speculation in the markets. Great market for shorts. Huge correction in the next months, long due. Will come with the new lockdowns fears from Oct-March, and the rising case numbers and deaths in that period, they are going to attribute to the unvaccinated or to the new upcoming Indonesian Variant. Or a scenerio of increased cases and worldwide protests/riots is also likely. Gates already said this ain't going away untill 2022, if ever.
Kelly Mayer
Kelly Mayer Jul 25, 2021 9:12PM ET
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Oh and check c19early.com - 750 clinical, medical studies with 22 highly effective Covid medication, having treated 500.000 patients. If this was about treating people, this information would not be as censored as it is, and you would not have a covid death count, but mostly a hope count of EVERY single treatment being developed along with everyone involved, medical teams, institutions, independent scientists etc.. Why you don't have such a thing? Beacuse treating people and saving lives is NOT the priority. Censorship and persecution of truth was never this severe except in 3rd world countries. THIS is the real virus.
ZS Beck
ZS Beck Jul 25, 2021 5:38PM ET
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Israeli study shows 39% effectiveness Well Vitamin C and D with my grandmother's chicken soup, probably will beat that.You fool me once, but you will not fool me twice. I got 2 shots because I believed in it. Keep the third one for the fools.
Tom Lemon
Tom Lemon Jul 25, 2021 5:38PM ET
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better a live fool than a dead nonbeliever.
Necleus Electron
Necleus Electron Jul 25, 2021 5:38PM ET
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Jose Maderno hahahaha thats absolutely true!
King Agamemnon
King_Agamemnon Jul 25, 2021 5:30PM ET
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There are more deaths reported (12,000) since January in the VAERS database, than the prior 30 years. By the way, only 1-10% of adverse effects are reported into VAERS. https://swprs.org/the-latest-on-covid-vaccine-adverse-events/
CHADWICK RICHINGTON
CHADWICK RICHINGTON Jul 25, 2021 1:31PM ET
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Why is the experimental warp speed jab not FDA approved and why are the pharma companies not liable?
Benjamin USA
Benjamin USA Jul 25, 2021 1:31PM ET
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Last week you called for the FDA to be abolished, this week youre using its authority to build your misinformed strawman.
CHADWICK RICHINGTON
CHADWICK RICHINGTON Jul 25, 2021 1:31PM ET
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Benjamin USA tell your wife’s boyfriend hello
Benjamin USA
Benjamin USA Jul 25, 2021 1:31PM ET
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CHADWICK RICHINGTON im afraid thats your fantasy, no need to project it onto others.
Lorence Issa
Lorence Issa Jul 25, 2021 1:30PM ET
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Fauci the Lier. After Delta, they have Gama variant ready in pipeline..
Kelly Mayer
Kelly Mayer Jul 25, 2021 1:30PM ET
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Gamma variant is the Brazilian one (Alpha is UK, Beta is South Africa, Delta is India, Gamma is Brazil, Lambda is Peru). But the one i'm concerned about is the one coming out of Indonesia. Countless experts are warning it's now officially a breeding ground for new variants of concern.
David David
David9 Jul 25, 2021 12:32PM ET
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I do not listen to the fake media... I do listen to Fauci...
Kaveh Sun
Kaveh Sun Jul 25, 2021 12:32PM ET
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Ok China bots now reject Fauci.
ZS Beck
ZS Beck Jul 25, 2021 12:30PM ET
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They bought to many vaccine, and now they have to use before it expires.I already got two. No more. Thank You.Why don't you convince the people without a vaccine?
Eudon Hickey
Eudon Hickey Jul 25, 2021 12:08PM ET
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How can people still fall for Fauci? He owns shares in all the vaccine companies
Tom Lemon
Tom Lemon Jul 25, 2021 12:08PM ET
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he is smart unlike trump followers
Kenneth nelson
grasshopper Jul 25, 2021 11:23AM ET
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Nobody believes that fool
 
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