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Coronavirus: Chief Medical Officer Advocates Getting Booster Jab

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.11.11.

Hungarians who received their second Covid shots more than four months ago should get a booster jab, the chief medical officer said on the sidelines of a lecture in Brussels late on Wednesday.

Cecília Müller, who has not appeared in public for months, said that the level of antibodies could decrease six months after the second dose, a loss which the booster “could fully compensate for, raising the level back to an original 80-90 percent”.

Müller said that all vaccines applied in Hungary were safe and effective.

She added that the novel coronavirus could quickly produce new variants and “the possibility that a repeat shot could be required as frequently as every six months cannot be excluded”.

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In the featured photo illustration: Cecília Müller getting her first jab in January. Photo by Zoltán Balogh/MTI