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Senior citizens who received a second booster of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination had a 78% lower mortality rate from the disease than those who got one only, a study from Israel showed on Sunday.

The country’s largest health care provider, Clalit Health Services, said the 40-day study included more than half a million people aged 60 to 100.

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