or country Sao Paulo Application of a booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccine begins Monday (4) in health professionals and the elderly over 60 years of age.
release A booster dose is already planned for seniors aged 60 to 69 years It will occur from day two in the state government’s vaccination schedule.
NS Health professionals announced by Governor João Doria (PSDB) on 29. The category includes one million professionals working in the country, in both the public and private sectors.
To receive the booster dose, professionals and the elderly must have completed a course of vaccination, that is, they must have received two doses of the vaccine (or one dose) for at least six months.
SP applies a booster dose for health professionals and makes a combined effort for the second dose
Health professionals were included in the priority group after São Paulo City Council has sent an official letter to the state government and the Ministry of Health.
The municipal administration found an increase of between 10% and 15% in the number of injuries and papers of workers who had already been vaccinated in the capital. As well as the state government, the The Ministry of Health also gave the approval To start the vaccination of the category.
Additional doses are applied in the state of São Paulo on an intermittent basis since September 6, starting with seniors over the age of 90.
According to the state government, 58% of the population of São Paulo has a full vaccination schedule.
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- For the first dose, adolescents from 12 years of age;
- For booster dose, immunosuppressed persons over 18 years of age, who have taken the last dose of the vaccine schedule (second dose or single dose) for at least 28 days;
- For a booster dose, older adults over 60 years of age who have taken the last dose of the vaccine schedule (a second dose or a single dose) for at least 6 months.
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