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Moderna or Pfizer booster works better for people vaccinated with J&J: Study

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According to a preliminary US research released on Wednesday, those who got a booster dose of Pfizer or Moderna after receiving Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccination may benefit from another dosage.

Vaccination with one of three US-approved brands for at least 12 weeks (Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J) was studied on 458 people.

Each of the three groups was then split into three new ones, with each group receiving a booster shot of a different vaccination. There were approximately 50 individuals in each of the nine groups.

15 days following the booster injection, the researchers checked on the status of the patients’ antibodies.

After a J&J booster, antibody levels were four times higher, 35 times higher after a Pfizer booster, and 76 times higher after a Moderna booster among individuals who had initially been vaccinated with J&J.

For people originally inoculated with J&J, antibody levels were four times higher after a J&J booster, 35 times higher after a Pfizer booster and 76 times higher after a Moderna booster.

Antibody levels were also greater in individuals who had gotten Moderna shots initially than in those who had received Pfizer or J&J injections, regardless of whether a booster shot was given.