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What the Booster Debate Is Really About

Hint: It’s not just the efficacy numbers

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The debate over Covid-19 boosters continues to heat up. The demand is enormous — about 1 million Americans have already received boosters, many by lying about being immunosuppressed or prior vaccination. Meanwhile, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, has scolded developed countries for rolling out boosters when…

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Robert Wachter, MD

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Professor & Chair, Dept of Medicine, UCSF. What happens when poli science major becomes an academic physician. Thinks/writes on digital, quality, safety, Covid.

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