Will we need a COVID vaccine booster? Fall unlikely, but spring a possibility - National Post, June 26, 2021


Published: 28Jun2021

Dr. Catherine Hankins, Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and co-chair of Canada's COVID-19 Immunity Task Force is among the experts quoted by the National Post.

"…Boosters are also an issue for Canada’s national COVID-19 immunity task force. “People are getting their second shot, and getting the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you’ve got good protection against hospitalization and severe disease and death,” said Dr. Catherine Hankins, co-chair of the task force and a professor in McGill University’s School of Population and Global Health. But the science is evolving. “We don’t know is that good for six months? Is it good for two years?”"

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