Specifically, a first booster dose for people under 50 years of age regardless of previous infection (with an interval of 90 days preferably after an episode) and a second booster dose for people 50 years of age and older and 60 years and older. up.
In New Zealand, RNZ radio reported that the Ministry of Health of this country also intends from June 28, the second booster dose will be administered to health workers and caregivers of the elderly/disabled across the country. 30 years old, the gap from the previous dose is 6 months.
Dr Ayesha Verrall, New Zealand’s Minister of Covid-19 Response, said a second booster dose is recommended for anyone over 65 as well as Māori (Aborigines in New Zealand) over 50 and people severely immunocompromised.
Yodit Ben Ari, 89-year-old Israeli woman received a fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine on May 1 after the country approved a second booster dose for at-risk subjects Photo: REUTERS
Many countries around the world have witnessed a resurgence of the Covid-19 wave recently, mainly due to new sub-variants of Omicron, which are less likely to cause severe disease but also affect the economic recovery. economic.
Therefore, personal protective measures have been recommended again. For example, the Pakistan Aviation Authority re-introduced the mandatory mask wearing on domestic flights, just a day after the largest city in Karachi reported a positive rate of 21% in the past year. random samples, according to Reuters.
India also discovered new sub-variants in the past several weeks and the latest statistics on June 27 showed that the number of cases in the previous 24 hours was 17,073 with 25 deaths. On June 26, the country had only 11,739 cases, but before that there was also a spike in June 24 with 17,336 cases, the highest since February 20.