As Resende, the municipalities of 79 municipalities in Mato Grosso do Sul will be allowed to apply the boost in health professionals from 50 years old who have taken the second dose by 25 March. The immunization schedule should be followed up with the municipal health departments.
The decision must be published in the decision of the last bilateral commission of directors of Mato Grosso do Sul held on Friday (24th), with the Municipal Health Secretaries.
Resende said the measure adopted in Mato Grosso do Sul shows the state’s commitment to vaccination against Covid and to “the lives of health professionals”. “We have a vaccine and a lot of new immunizations coming, and with that, we will soon be able to reach a larger booster audience.”
In addition to health professionals, seniors over the age of 70 who have completed a vaccination schedule of more than six months can take the booster dose. In the case of people with weakened immunity (immunosuppressants), it is necessary to take the second dose for at least 28 days.
The Minister of Health wrote: “We have just approved the booster dose for health professionals, preferably with Pfizer, starting six months after full immunization,” Marcelo Quirogaon your Twitter profile.
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