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Vaccination after COVID improves immunity; ivermectin fails in major trial

While people recovering from COVID-19 usually get some immune defenses against reinfection, they get additional protection from vaccines, especially against serious illness, according to two studies published Thursday in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. A study of 22,566 people in Brazil who had recovered from COVID found that all four vaccines used there – from Sinovac Biotech, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer/BioNTech – provided significant additional protection. “One dose of hybrid immunity was associated with an additional 94% lower risk of COVID-19 hospitalization and two doses of hybrid immunity with an additional 90% lower risk of COVID-19 hospitalization,” compared with natural immunity alone, the researchers said. . †

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