About The Study: During a period in which both the Delta and Omicron variants were circulating, SARS-CoV-2 booster vaccination was associated with significant reductions in SARS-CoV-2 infections, hospitalizations, and the combined end point of hospitalization or death among residents of two U.S. nursing home systems. These findings suggest that administration of vaccine boosters to nursing home residents may have an important role in preventing COVID-19–associated morbidity and mortality.
Authors: Kevin W. McConeghy, Pharm.D., M.S., of the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Providence, Rhode Island, is the corresponding author.
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