Anthony Fauci says a booster dose of coronavirus vaccine will be necessary in the future
Arsenio Toledo/comments by Robert Gorter, MD, PhD.
July 14th, 2021
White House Chief Medical Counsel Dr. Anthony Fauci said a “booster” dose of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine will be necessary for the future. Fauci made the statement after he and other federal health officials met with Pfizer executives.
During a virtual meeting held on Monday, July 12, Pfizer executives presented data to Fauci and other officials on why they believe a third dose of the company’s vaccine is necessary to combat the surge in cases supposedly caused by COVID-19 variants. (Related: Pfizer CEO: People may need to take a third coronavirus vaccine shot as “booster dose” … a convenient strategy for an endless revenue stream.)
Pfizer officials said the immunity supposedly provided by the company’s COVID-19 vaccine is already waning. They believe people need to take booster doses of the coronavirus vaccine six months after receiving the second dose, and then likely. Every 6 months another booster.
The Big Pharma company claims real-world data from Israel’s vaccination drive has shown that vaccine efficacy in preventing both infection and symptomatic disease has declined six months post-vaccination. Israel said on Sunday, July 11, 2021, that it will begin offering a third dose of Pfizer’s vaccine to adults with weak immune systems.
After the meeting, Fauci appeared on CNN, where he said a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine may be needed.
“The CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] and the FDA [Food and Drug Administration] said that based on the data we know right now, we don’t need a booster,” he said. “That doesn’t mean that it won’t change, and we might need, as a matter of fact, at some time to give boosters across the board or select groups, such as the elderly or those with underlying health conditions.”
In a separate interview with CBS, Fauci also talked about how booster doses will be necessary for the future. “Certainly, it is entirely conceivable that at some time we will need a boost,” said Fauci.