Rome, 27 September 2021 – We start with the third dose for over 80, Rsa guests and over 60 health professionals, that I am the bonus categories to which it will be administered after the most fragile subjects who were given the go-ahead on September 20. After the favorable opinion del Cts, Health Minister Speranza made the announcement. “Let’s start with the third dose for eighty-year-olds, guests of the Rsa and health personnel. We immediately give more protection to the most vulnerable and to those who work in health centers”.
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In the circular they are listed point by point the categories: seniors aged 80 and over, staff and guests of residential care centers for the elderly. And “at a later time” the health workers (health professions and health care workers) who “carry out their activities in public and private health, social and social welfare structures, in pharmacies, parapharmacies and professional offices”, for ages 60 and up, or “with concomitant disease such as to make them vulnerable to severe forms of Covid-19 or with a high level of exposure to infection”.
The third dose, as already emerged, will be with mRna vaccine: “Regardless of the vaccine used for the primary cycle (Comirnaty, Spikevax, Vaxzevria, Janssen), considering the indications provided by the technical scientific commission of Aifa, for now it will be possible to use any of the two m-Rna vaccines as a ‘booster’ dose authorized in Italy (Comirnaty of BioNTech / Pfizer and Spikevax of Moderna) “. The ‘booster’ dose, the circular continues, “must be administered after at least 6 months from the completion of the primary vaccination cycle “.” In line with what is highlighted by the CTS “in its report,” the strategy of administering a ‘booster’ dose may also include subjects with high frailty motivated by concomitant / pre-existing pathologies, prior opinion of regulatory agencies “, is clarified in the text.
In America the president Biden, smiling, he underwent the reinforcement dose of the anti-Covid vaccine. As on the two previous occasions, once again the president got himself vaccinated in front of cameras and journalists to encourage the population to immunize.
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