We’re likely to need coronavirus booster shots after the initial vaccine

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We may still not know precisely how long immunity to the new coronavirus lasts, but researchers don’t think it’s forever.

“With human coronaviruses,  you can get repeatedly infected — you’re not immune for life, you’re immune for some time,” Florian Krammer, a vaccinologist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, told Business Insider.

“There’s no reason to think this coronavirus will behave differently,” he added.

That means that even after coronavirus vaccines become available and get widely distributed, we’ll likely need booster shots to stay protected over time.

“If immunity does turn out to be

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