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MDVIP | Dr. Andrea Klemes | U.S. Recommending Third Dose of COVID Vaccine After Eight Months | Section, Living Well Blog

Dr. Andrea Klemes, MDVIP’s chief medical officer, co-authored new research in the Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health, showing that MDVIP’s personalized preventive care model helps reduce the incidence of cardiovascular events in at-risk patients.

The CDC released three new studies that demonstrate: 

  • Vaccine induced protection against COVID decreases over time.
  • Vaccine effectiveness remains relatively high against hospitalization and death.
  • Vaccine effectiveness is lower against the highly contagious Delta variant.

By Dr. Andrea Klemes, MDVIP

August 18, 2021 – The federal government is planning to make booster doses of mRNA vaccines available starting the week of Sept. 20. U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murphy said Aug. 18 that the move was designed to help boost waning immunity in vaccinated individuals especially to mild and moderate illness caused by COVID-19.

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