Why no rush for booster dose vaccination?
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Why no rush for booster dose vaccination?

January 12, 2022

Sir,

I got myself booster vaccinated today. I went in early and by the time the vaccination staff arrived, there were just four persons waiting for the early bird status. However, I was disappointed to see so few people at the vaccination centre. Maybe by the end of the day, the number turning up for vaccination is substantial.

I will visit the centre again to find out the number of people who got booster vaccinated.

I hope people take this seriously. Yes, some who are fully vaccinated with the three doses may get infected but it is a negligible percentage, but we can still be carriers of the virus and if all others get fully vaccinated (2 and 3 doses as the case may be) then the chance of herd immunity is greater.

Get vaccinated, wear mask, maintain social distance, avoid crowded places and stay safe.

A major issue the announcement for the booster dose does not clarify is our brothers and sisters who have taken 2 doses of vaccination and are now abroad where Covaxin and Covishield are not in use. What will be the booster vaccine for them?

– George Rego, Mysuru, 11.1.2022

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ONE COMMENT ON THIS POST To “Why no rush for booster dose vaccination?”

  1. srivatsa says:

    My brother and Sister in law who had taken Covishield in India(both jabs) were advised to take Pfizer shot as booster in USA. They must have cosulted the concerned authorities there

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