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Blitzer: At the moment there is no need for a third vaccine dose for Corona - Walla! news

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The director of the Clalit Health Services Research Institute, Prof. Ran Blitzer, said this morning in an interview on Radio 103 FM that a third vaccine is not currently required.



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Blitzer: At the moment there is no need for a third vaccine dose for Corona

The director of the Clalit Health Services Research Institute, Prof. Ran Blitzer, said this morning in an interview on Radio 103 FM that no third vaccine is currently required, but added that "it is correct to monitor once every few months and continuously."

On the subject of childhood vaccines, he stated that "they are waiting for the results of Pfizer's experiment"

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In an interview conducted this morning (Wednesday) on their program Golan Yokfaz and Anat Davidov on 103 FM radio with Prof. Ran Blitzer, he said regarding the third vaccination question that " .



On the subject of the Indian variant he said that "there is no doubt that the subject of variants will continue to accompany us in the coming months all the time." He went on to emphasize that "the challenge we are trying to avoid is a variant that has partial or complete resistance to the vaccine. At the moment there is no variant that we know of that has reason to believe that there is resistance to the vaccine."



To date, about 60 verified Indian variants have been discovered in Israel. In addition, two cases of the Brazilian mutation were discovered, and another case of a variant from Chile. The health ministry said it was still unclear what the implications of those variants were on corona vaccines and recoverers.



Asked about the resistance of the Indian variant vaccine, Blitzer replied that "there is no evidence so far in the literature and data that can make one think it is resistant."

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Prof. Blitzer: When we see the results of the experiment in children, we can formulate a position

Another topic asked to Bio is the progress in vaccinating the virus in children as well "I think everyone is patiently waiting for a scientific publication on an experiment that Pfizer conducted, when we see the results of the experiment and the conclusions, we can formulate a position" he noted that "I like many others Until I see orderly scientific results. "




In the context of the validity of the green mark he replied that "I think that is what will happen, we will extend the green mark again and again until there are data either from Israel or from the world that this thing is not right to do."

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