Wednesday/ what booster shots do

Here’s a graph tweeted by Prof Peter Hotez* MD PhD @PeterHotez that illustrates what booster shots do.┬á

*Professor in Pediatrics Molecular Virology at Texas Children’s Hospital, vaccine scientist, author and committed to combating anti-science information.

A booster shot will induce a rapid and larger response (larger than the initial response) in the body, since the immune system is now primed and vigilant for what it sees as a ‘new infection’ of the virus.

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