A 37-year-old male asked:

If i am double vaccinated for covid and had delta 5 months ago, do i still need booster? how much more would it prevent me from getting omicron? are there increased risks of side effects from booster in my case? is it really needed if i just had it?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
A "booster shot" at an appropriate interval from your previous vaccine and the episode of "delta variant" (usually 4-5 months) is recommended to reduce likelihood of severe re-infection leading to hospitalization.
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