‘Pfizer shot protects against hospitalisation’

According to a study by Discovery Health and the SA Medical Research Council (SAMRC) people fully vaccinated with the double-shot Pfizer vaccine are 70% less likely to contract severe Covid-19 requiring hospital admission, reported Business Day (14 December 2021).
The study also found that people infected with the Omicron variant are 29 percent less likely to require hospitalisation than during the first wave of Covid-19 in SA.

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