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GeneralRe: Pfizer only good for 6 months after inoculation Pin
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W Balboos, GHB1-Apr-21 6:47
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As pointed out by others, it's at least six months. That, however, misses an even more important observation in a version of the article I read: it works very well against the South African strain.[^]

Actually, these all have only EUA . . . Emergency Use Authorization. They passed stage 3 testing but still hadn't done the one item that is needed for normal authorization:   a study of the long-term effects, if any - because that would take that five years they'd been talking about when it was all still under development. That data is developing as we speak with a huge data set - hundreds of millions - because it's worth the risk.

As for your remarks about, effectively, the need for boosters. Many vaccines require boosters over varying periods of time. I had to have polio shot boosters as a kid - the DPT shot has to be repeated, periodically, as the immunity wears down.

COVID is, like the flu, mutating at a comparatively rapid rate. It would be less rapid were it not for two items:
1) people in poorer countries that are mainly unvaccinated allowing many victims and chances for mutation. Like it or not, this needs to be fixed (enlightened self interest, at the least).
2) hoards of morons, selfish and otherwise, in richer countries who refuse to acknowledge the seriousness of the situation or (at least pretend) to think it's all a hoax. Politically, they're willing to die for their party. So they gather, travel, and otherwise super-spread COVID and help it mutate as fast as possible. Caution is for sissies!

Group (2) has a death wish and wants us all to share in it.

Ravings en masse^
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"If you are searching for perfection in others, then you seek disappointment. If you seek perfection in yourself, then you will find failure." - Balboos HaGadol Mar 2010

GeneralRe: Pfizer only good for 6 months after inoculation Pin
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GeneralNo, it's not "only" 6 months, it's good "for at least six months" Pin
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GeneralI had to renew my driving licence today. Pin
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