Tag Archives: covid vaccines

Dr. Hank Bernstein discusses immunity after COVID-19 vaccination in this brief video. Transcript is available What is the duration of COVID-19 vaccination immunity? Hank Bernstein, MD: I’m Hank Bernstein, and I’m speaking to you today on behalf of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Vaccination Education Center. “How long will COVID-19 vaccination immunity last?” is a question” With so much disease and mortality, COVID vaccines needed to be produced at breakneck speed. We don’t have specific answers about long-term immunity because they’ve only been around for less than a year. It’s also true that we don’t know how much antibody is required for protection, how long the protection lasts, or whether a booster dose will be required. Yet, there is some really excellent news. COVID vaccination protection appears to be staying longer and longer every day. Individuals appear to be safe for at least six months, and possibly even a little…

Read more