WHO recommends a booster dose of Coronavac for people aged 60 years and over

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According to the organization, it is preferable that they take the third dose of the immunizer itself. The application of a different immunizer is only recommended if there is no other way.

A group of experts that advises the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended on Monday, 11, the application of a booster dose against covid-19 in elderly people fully immunized with Coronavac and in people with compromised immunity who have taken any vaccine.

“In implementing this recommendation, countries should initially aim to maximize 2-dose coverage in these populations and then administer the third dose, starting in older age groups,” reads a statement from the WHO Strategic Expert Advisory Group (Sage, its acronym in English).

According to professionals, it is preferable that people aged 60 years or more who have received two doses of Coronavac take the third dose of the immunizer itself.

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