Feedback

Booster dose of Covid-19 vaccine to be available for Ukrainians after 50% of them vaccinated

Source : 112 Ukraine

As of today, only Kyiv has crossed such a mark with an indicator of 55% of vaccinated residents
14:47, 5 November 2021

Chief Sanitary Doctor Viktor Lyashko
AP

A booster dose of the vaccine against the coronavirus disease will become available to residents of Ukraine after crossing the mark of 50% of vaccinated citizens as Interfax-Ukraine reported citing Health Minister Viktor Lyashko.

"As soon as we cross the mark of 50% of the vaccinated population in Ukraine, we will return to the issue of a booster dose, or repeated, two-fold vaccination against coronavirus disease," Lyashko said.

Related: Ukrainian Health Ministry calls on citizens to vaccinate against coronavirus

At the same time, he clarified that as of today, only Kyiv has crossed such a mark with an indicator of 55% of vaccinated residents (at least one dose). Moreover, according to the minister, more than 40% of those vaccinated were recorded in the Poltava, Kyiv, and Dnipropetrovsk regions.

As we reported, Ukraine is hosting clinical tests of pills from coronavirus produced by Pfizer and Merck companies. According to the document, one of the drugs to be tested is Ritonavir produced by Pfizer (150 mg). The tests will involve the people who contacted those who contracted Covid-19.

Topics:
Система Orphus

If you find an error, highlight the desired text and press Ctrl + Enter, to tell about it

Comments
see more