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Anthony Fauci says US must stick to two-shot strategy for Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

Fauci said that delaying a second dose to inoculate more Americans creates risks, the newspaper on Monday.

March 02, 2021 / 10:05 AM IST
Dr Anthony Fauci. (PC-AP)

Dr Anthony Fauci. (PC-AP)

The United States must stick to a two-dose strategy for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, top U.S. infectious disease official Anthony Fauci told the Washington Post newsppaer.

Fauci said that delaying a second dose to inoculate more Americans creates risks, the newspaper on Monday.

He warned that shifting to a single-dose strategy for the vaccines could leave people less protected, enable variants to spread and possibly boost skepticism among Americans already hesitant to get the shots.
Reuters
first published: Mar 2, 2021 09:57 am

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