UK – Single Pfizer/BioNTech dose induces strong immune response to COVID-19

A new study, conducted by researchers from Sheffield and Oxford Universities, has found that a single dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine induces a ‘robust’ immune response against COVID-19.

The study, which was supported by the UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium, examined how the immune system responds to COVID-19 after one dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in those who have been infected by COVID-19 before and those who haven’t.

The researchers found that 99% of people generated a robust immune response against COVID-19 after one dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.

According to the study – also known as the PITCH study – one dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine protects against severe disease and showed that protection was bolstered after two doses of the jab…