Health workers set to receive boosters

health workers set to receive boosters

Sumary of Health workers set to receive boosters:

  • The administration of boosters comes after studies have shown that the current crop of vaccines has shown waning immunity against symptomatic Covid-19 infection, but remains effective in preventing severe disease and even death.
  • In a public advisory issued on Monday, the DoH said the Comirnaty vaccine from Pfizer-BionNTech, the Spikevax vaccine from Moderna and the CoronaVac vaccine from Sinovac will be used as booster doses.
  • FDA Director-General Rolando Enrique Domingo said aside from the three vaccines that will be used by the DoH as booster doses, they also approved the applications of the Vaxzevria vaccine from AstraZeneca and the Sputnik Light as booster doses.
  • Comirnaty, Vaxzevria and CoronaVac vaccines are allowed for homologous boosting, or a booster dose with the same brand, while the Sputnik Light has been allowed as a heterologous booster, which can be used even if the primary series is of a different brand or platform.
  • } Booster doses will also be given to those aged 18 to 60 with comorbidities who are considered at high risk of developing severe Covid-19.”So, ito po ‘yung tatlong priority group natin na maaari na pong bigyan nitong additional dose at.
  • alam naman [ng Department of Health] kung sino ang mga pasyenteng maaari po nating unahin (These are the three priority groups that will be given additional doses, and.
  • The DoH said it will also offer CoronaVac as a booster dose for those who received the vaccine as its primary series.
  • For non-frontliners who took CoronaVac, they can choose the same vaccine or the Comirnaty as a booster if they did not experience allergies or adverse reactions, or a third CoronaVac dose strictly for those who experienced allergies.

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