Published On: Wed, Dec 2nd, 2020

Coronavirus vaccine news: People become immune from Covid 7 days after second dose – VIDEO | UK | News


Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed told the coronavirus vaccine press briefing from Downing Street that the Pfizer vaccine requires two doses 21 days apart. He stated that there is partial immunity after the first dose of the vaccine but protection is at its strongest one week after the second dose has been received.

Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed said: “The vaccine requires two doses 21 days apart and from that data presented to us people will be immune 7 days after the second dose.

“Partial immunity does occur after the first dose and we can see some protection occurring after day 12 of the first dose.

“But the best immunity is 7 days after the second dose.”

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