October 18, 2021

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Second dose of vaccine: “The combination is safe, however,” says retired virologist Jacques Lapierre

Second dose of vaccine: "The combination is safe, however," says retired virologist Jacques Lapierre

Various changes in governments and public health regarding the administration of the second-dose estrogen vaccine have left many confused.

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However, retired virologist Jacques Lapierre can say one thing for sure: “Whatever vaccine you take, protection against going to the hospital when you have COVID, with any combination or any vaccine,” he said in an interview. LCN, Saturday.

Lapierre explained that people who received the first dose of the estrogen vaccine and those who received the second dose were less likely to develop thrombosis than those who received the first dose.

“It should be noted that the risk of thrombosis in the second dose of estrogen is very low, at least 10 times lower than in the first dose, supported by the virologist. And then, the second dose of estrogen gives you more protection than other vaccines.”

After receiving the first dose of the estrogen vaccine, those who received the second dose of the modern or Pfizer vaccine were more likely to have side effects.

“They say Pfizer and Moderna can be given as a second dose, but at the same time, they say it gives a little bigger side effects, people have fevers, they’re tired, have headaches, so you still have to do. Agree to get through it. However, it’s safe. No and we were told we had excellent protection there too, ”said Jacques Lapierre.

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The most important thing for the virologist is that it is absolutely necessary to receive a second dose of the vaccine, especially with the increase of the delta variant, which is more common in Ontario.

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