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Ukrainians to get third dose of Pfizer vaccine if WHO provides recommendations, - official

Source : 112 Ukraine

The government will purchase extra doses to repeat the vaccination course, if necessary
15:44, 29 July 2021

AP

Ukrainians will be inoculated with the third dose of Pfizer vaccine, as long as the WHO provides respective recommendations. Viktor Lyashko, Ukraine's Healthcare Minister reported that at the all-Ukraine forum "Ukraine 30. Decentralization". 

According to Lyashko, Ukraine considers the opportunity of injection of the third dose of the Pfizer vaccine - on the respective advice of the WHO. He also added that the Cabinet is going to purchase extra doses to repeat the vaccination course, if necessary.

Related: Pfizer, AstraZeneca vaccines effective against Delta strain, - survey

The official added that if the decision is made to repeat the vaccination course in a year or two, Ukraine will be ready for this.

Related: Third Pfizer dose increases level of antibodies against Delta strain by 11 times

Earlier, Pfizer company stated that the third dose of its vaccine against Covid-19 increases the level of antibodies against Delta strain by 11 times as CNN reported.

It is noted that the issue is about people at the age of 65-85, who have already received the third dose of the vaccine.

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