Vaccines provide stronger immunity against COVID-19 vs. infection in cirrhosis patients

SAN DIEGO — Vaccine-induced immunity correlated with significantly greater protection against COVID-19 compared with infection-induced immunity in patients with cirrhosis, according to results presented at Digestive Disease Week 2022.“Immunity to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) can be infection- or vaccine-induced,” Binu V. John, MD, MPH, affiliate associate professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and chief of hepatology at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center, told Healio. “Cirrhosis is associated with decreasedRead More

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