UPMC Examine Exhibits Present COVID-19 Vaccines Are Not Getting Satisfactory Assist For Individuals With Depressed Immune Techniques – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A disheartening new study from UPMC suggests that existing COVID-19 vaccinations are not doing enough to help raise antibodies in some patients with compromised immune systems.

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The antibody test showed lower levels of antibodies in the blood of vaccinated immunocompromised patients.

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According to the UPMC, lung patients in particular responded poorly to the vaccination, with only 22% producing antibodies.

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The hope is that the results will contribute to direct alternative COVID-19 treatments for the immunocompromised.

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