The German Standing Committee on Immunization (STIKO) on Thursday (July 1, 2021) recommended the 1st dose of the Astrogenega / Oxford vaccine in Germany “MRNA vaccine (messenger RNA) should be given as the 2nd dose, regardless of their age”, Such as Moderna and Pfizer / Bioendech, which are made from the messenger RNA of the virus. Experiments have shown that the compound builds up immunity “Clearly elevated” Against disease. Information CNN.
The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, received a different dose of vaccine, which was the 1st from the Astrogeneka and the 2nd from the modern vaccine. With the combination, Germany wants to increase its efficiency Vaccination program Especially the country against the new wave caused by delta variation.
This Friday (July 2, 2021), German Health Minister Jens Spann confirmed the move, and said the combination had created greater security. Delta variant Compared with the 2-dose use of AstraZeneca. According to him, there is enough to replace all vaccines in the country, as well as provide booster doses for those who want to take them in the fall of the Northern Hemisphere.
This actually makes Germany one of the first countries to recommend a mix of vaccines, but other countries are studying the possibility. No Chile, For example, men under the age of 45 who received the first dose of the vaccine Astrogenogen Immunized with the 2nd dose of Pfizer.
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