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No need for fourth jab yet as booster 'still providing good protection'

Healthy adults still don’t need a fourth Covid jab as the booster dose is still providing a strong defence against severe disease, experts have said.

Three months after receiving the third jab, protection against hospitalisation remains at about 90% for over-65s, according to the UK Health Security Agency.

But protection against milder symptoms drops to around 30% by about three months, the organisation’s data shows.

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