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Posted On: 17 January 2022 10:50 am
Updated On: 17 January 2022 11:12 am

People aged 12 & above; who had second dose more than 6 months ago eligible for COVID-19 booster

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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In a Tweet, the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has said that anyone aged 12 years and above who had their second dose more than 6 months ago is eligible for the booster dose.

MOPH has also said that the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine booster dose is as follows:

  • 75% protection against mild to moderate infection.
  • 90% protection against severe infection or death.

Source: MOPH
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