Sunday, during an appearance on CNN, Biden medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci offered the possibility that a three-dose regimen may be the proper regimen for immunization against the coronavirus.
Fauci told CNN’s Jim Acosta that the goal continues to be more vaccinations.
“Well, to some extent, that’s indirect,” he explained. “We need the boost because ultimately it may turn out, Jim, that the ultimate proper immunization regimen is a three-dose regimen. Remember, we made it a two-dose regimen. We were dealing with an emergent situation. We needed to get those vaccines out because they were life-saving. And in fact, they have been life-saving. What we’re observing now, not only here in the United States but in other countries, including Israel and the U.K., that the durability of the protection tends to wane, particularly in the context of the Delta variant. The good news, as I mentioned a moment