Health ministry revises criteria for administration of booster vaccine doses

The Public Health Ministry has revised the formulation for the administration of Covid-19 booster vaccine doses, in accordance with a Nation Thailand report. ติดตั้งโซล่าเซลล์ใกล้ฉัน follows chatter on social media that the ministry had modified the standards, prompting Thailand’s Anti-Fake News Centre to investigate and make sure it was true. According to the Nation Thailand report, the brand new standards for getting a third or fourth booster dose is as follows:
For individuals over the age of 18, the third booster should be administered not more than 3 months after the second vaccine dose. A fourth dose ought to be given no extra than 4 months after the third dose. People also can choose to obtain a half dose of Pfizer as a booster, at their doctor’s discretion.
Young people between the ages of 12 and 17 ought to receive a full dose of Pfizer, or another mRNA vaccine, as their third dose, which must be administered between 4 and 6 months after the second dose.
Those who’ve recovered from Covid-19 infection ought to wait 3 months before receiving a booster dose.
Meanwhile, the Public Health Ministry says that whereas 2 vaccine doses is not going to essentially defend somebody from becoming contaminated with the Omicron variant, it significantly decreases their chances of dying from the virus. A third dose can protect in opposition to an infection in around forty five to 68% of sufferers and against dying in 98%. A fourth dose can shield against an infection in 82% of people.
The ministry is urging individuals who haven’t done so to get a third vaccine dose, as officers ramp up efforts to administer booster doses to 70% of the elderly population ahead of the Songkran holiday subsequent month.
SOURCE: Nation Thailand

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