Angela Göpfert: Omikron-Booster kommen später – oder nie [Omicron boosters come later – or never], in: tagesschau.de, February 17, 2022.
In her article published in February 2022, the author addresses the delay in delivery of a vaccine against the omicron variant that existed at that time. In February, the omicron wave seemed to have already passed its peak, which is why the author questioned the usefulness of an omicron-specific vaccine. First study results had shown that mRNA vaccines directed against the omicron variant would not work any better than the already approved vaccines. In order to save money and resources, she said, it would be advisable to continue to monitor the situation to see which variant would become predominant by the fall of 2022, so that manufacturers could then focus on it.