Should I Take the Bivalent COVID-19 Booster?

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Roger Seheult, MD of MedCram explains the data behind the bivalent boosters.

See all Dr. Seheult’s videos at: https://www.medcram.com

(This video was recorded on September 18, 2022)

Roger Seheult, MD is the co-founder and lead professor at https://www.medcram.com He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine and an Associate Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine.


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COVID-19 Cases and Deaths by Vaccination Status Dashboard (Texas HHS) | https://www.dshs.texas.gov/immunize/c…

Fact check: New COVID-19 boosters were tested in just 8 mice? Should it matter? (CBS17) | https://www.cbs17.com/community/healt…

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Omicron-Modified Bivalent Vaccine (CDC) | https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/acip/mee…

Pfizer and BioNTech Announce Omicron-Adapted COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates Demonstrate High Immune Response Against Omicron (BusinessWire) | https://www.businesswire.com/news/hom…

A Bivalent Omicron-containing Booster Vaccine Against Covid-19 (medRxiv) | https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.11…

Safety and immunogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 variant mRNA vaccine boosters in healthy adults: an interim analysis (Nature) | https://www.nature.com/articles/s4159…

Bivalent SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccines increase breadth of neutralization and protect against the BA.5 Omicron variant (bioRxiv) | https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.11…

Covid-19 Vaccine Effectiveness against the Omicron (B.1.1.529) Variant (NEJM) | https://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJM…

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