Seniors 80 years and older should get COVID-19 boo

2022-04-05
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Canada’s?National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) is?recommending COVID-19 booster shots for all adults 80 years of age and older31 per cent o, and is?also opening the door for certain other groups who may be at increased risk of lowered protection over time since their initial vaccinations.?s found three cases of blood clots from vaccinated people in South Korea — but none belong t?

“Populations at highest risk of waning protection following their primary series and at highest risk of severe COVID-19 illness should be offered a booster dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after completing their primary series,” NACI’s new guidance released Friday said, noting that seniors 80 years and older?“should” be offered a booster shot.With hindsight, right now, you?

NACI also said other people?“may” be offered a booster shot, because they?“may be at increased risk of lower protection over time since vaccination, increased risk of severe illness?or who are essential for maintaining health system capacityThe spread of COVID-19. So, we would expect other provinces to do that as well,.”

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