New Delhi: After a few months of slowing down the corona virus, re-infections are now on the rise in many European countries. Following an increase in the number of patients, the corona booster dose (Govit-19 vaccine booster dose) is applied to a specific class in many countries. Meanwhile, on Monday, the WHO (World Health Organization) special panel recommended that individuals with a weakened immune system be given additional or booster doses of the Covit-19 vaccine.
After scientists gave the green light to the booster dose, Britain expanded its booster dose program for the Covit-19 vaccine for young people. According to a report on Covid supplements, more than 36 countries worldwide are currently offering booster doses of Covid. Germany, Australia, Canada and France were among the first countries to introduce booster doses.
We will learn about some countries offering booster doses of corona vaccine to their citizens.
Israel was the first country to make the third booster dose of the mRNA vaccine against COVID-19 available to the elderly. Later it became available to people over 12 years of age. The booster dose study revealed a significant decline in the infection rate due to this.
The UK government has expanded its COVID-19 booster program to young people. This is expected to prevent new waves of infections during the cold months. People between the ages of 40 and 49 are eligible for a vaccine booster shot six months after the initial shot, according to the Joint Committee on Immunization, set up by the government. Previously, only people over the age of 50 could apply for a booster dose from the government.
The three states of California, Colorado and New Mexico now allow corona virus booster displays for all adults. The infection rate is highest in Colorado and New Mexico at this time, while the infection rate is lowest in California. Millions of Americans will be close to getting the Govt-19 booster shot this week.
In Austria, too, the government has allowed booster levels. The government says people over the age of 65 can get the booster vaccine six to nine months after the first vaccination. Priority will be given to those suffering from severe illness. In addition, those with Johnson & Johnson or Oxford / AstraZeneca will be given a booster dose of the vaccine. In Vienna, about 50,000 people in the risk group have been given booster doses of the vaccine.
Czech Republic (Czech Republic)
The Czech Republic has announced that it will be offering a booster dose of the corona vaccine to everyone from September 20. Those who have taken the first or second dose of the vaccine before will be given a booster dose of Covit-19.
France has been offering booster jobs of the COVID-19 vaccine to people over the age of 65 since September. The booster dose is given only to those over 65 years of age and only to those who have taken the first dose of the Besar or Modern vaccine. In addition, it should be more than six months after vaccination. Those given a single dose of Johnson & Johnson Jab may receive a booster shot of Bazar or Moderna four weeks after the first vaccination. An estimated 18 million people are estimated to be eligible for the booster shot, according to the French Ministry of Health.
The German health minister said all people would be given a booster shot of the Govt-19 vaccine six months after the last injection. President Angela Merkel said the country should reach about 20 million booster vaccines by Christmas.
New Zealand will begin offering the Covit-19 booster dose Pzer vaccine from November 29, a minister said on November 15. MedSafe, the country’s regulatory authority, has already approved the use of Pzer as a booster for people over 18 years of age. According to a report by Xinhua News Agency, the decision was taken after discussions with the Vaccine Technology Advisory Council.
Hungary offers a booster dose of Govit-19 for everyone who completes the last dose four months later. However, the country’s chief medical officer mainly encourages the elderly to take booster doses. In addition, the government is encouraging people with serious illnesses to take the booster dose of the vaccine. In Hungary, the booster dose was launched in August.
Sweden has announced a booster program for those at risk of serious illness caused by the virus. It should be expanded first to the elderly and vulnerable. However, the Swedish Public Health Agency expects that most adults will be given a third dose next year.
The Chinese capital, Beijing, began offering booster shots against COVID-19 in October, four months before the Winter Olympics in and around the city. Those aged 18 and over who have received two doses of the Chinese vaccine and those in the risk group are eligible for booster shots of the corona virus, state media said Friday. Work on delivering the booster dose in China has begun across the country since the end of September.
On August 20, the Danish Health Commission announced that Dans with weakened immune systems, such as cancer patients receiving chemotherapy or organ transplants, would soon be recommended for the COVID-19 vaccine booster.
Italy is expanding the number of people eligible for the booster vaccine as cases are higher in European countries. Health Minister Roberto Speranza told lawmakers in the Chamber of Deputies that anyone aged 40 or over could receive a booster shot from December 1. Italy has already provided boosters for those 60 years of age and older who received the last vaccine dose at least six months ago.
India’s position on booster dose
Recently, a senior government official on the position of booster dose of corona vaccine in India had said that India would soon release a policy on booster dose. The National Technical Advisory Committee on Immunization (NDAGI) Chairman Dr. N.K. Aurora said last week that a policy document on the issue was expected to be released in the next ten days. Earlier, Dr Krishna Ella, president of Bharat Biotech, had said that if the virus changes its nature, a booster dose of the vaccine will be needed to protect people from infection.
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