Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla introduced Saturday that he examined constructive for COVID-19 — once more.
Bourla, who final examined constructive for the virus in August, was ready to obtain his bivalent booster vaccine. “I’m feeling properly & symptom free,” Bourla wrote in a tweet. “Whereas we’ve made nice progress, the virus remains to be with us.”
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I’ve examined constructive for COVID. I’m feeling properly & symptom free. I’ve not had the brand new bivalent booster but, as I used to be following CDC tips to attend 3 months since my earlier COVID case which was again in mid-August. Whereas we’ve made nice progress, the virus remains to be with us.
— Albert Bourla (@AlbertBourla) September 24, 2022
The Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention says folks contaminated with COVID-19 can wait three months after first experiencing signs to get a jab, as they probably have pure immunity for that span of time after being contaminated.
The CDC authorized Pfizer’s 30-microgram bivalent booster shot on Sept. 1 for folks over the age of 12. As of Thursday, the CDC reported that 4.4 million folks had obtained this up to date booster, or roughly lower than 2% of the U.S. inhabitants. Moderna has a 50-microgram dose authorized for folks over the age of 18.
President Joe Biden obtained his second booster shot in March of this yr.
In mid-August, when Bourla final examined constructive for COVID-19, he stated, “I’m grateful to have obtained 4 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and I’m feeling properly whereas experiencing very gentle signs.” He additionally stated he had began a course of Paxlovid.