Washington: Now all adults in America can take an additional dose of the anti-Covid-19 vaccine to prevent the increasing cases of Coronavirus and its outbreak in winter. Therefore, people of 50 years of age and above have been appealed to take an extra dose (booster dose).
According to the new rules, anyone over the age of 18 can take an additional dose of Pfizer or Moderna six months after taking the last dose of the anti-Covid vaccine. People who have received the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine can take an additional dose two months later. Earlier, there was confusion among people about who is eligible for booster dose and who is not on the basis of age, health, and previous vaccines.
“We clearly knew that people needed something simple, and I think that’s it,” Dr. Peter Marks, head of vaccines at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), told the Associated Press. Before the new policy took official form late Friday, scientific advisers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) insisted that in addition to providing a booster dose for all adults, additional doses should be pushed to those age 50 and older. should be asked to take CDC adviser Dr. Matthew Daley said, “I want to make sure we provide as much protection as possible.”