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The primary COVID-19 vaccines provided adequate protection against transmission, hospitalization and death. However, their effectiveness waned in the face of the Omicron variant, according to a study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. The paper grew out of a series of monthly reports by researchers at the Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre.

“The vaccines that were originally developed were very effective against every strain except Omicron,” says MBMC co-director Simon Bacon.

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