December 4, 2021

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US confirms approval for Govt vaccine combination and booster dose for Johnson takers | Vaccines

  • A Booster dose for the Johnson vaccine (Johnson & Johnson), First a single dose, for everyone who has received this prophylactic agent.
  • Some priority groups that have been vaccinated against Moderna may receive a booster, Pfizer has already been approved for patients belonging to the same groups who took the vaccine.

Further, Brands can be “mixed” – That is, anyone who has taken Pfizer can get Modern or Johnson, for example, in a booster dose. In the case of booster with moderna vaccine, half a dose of prophylactic agent will be used.

With that, 52 million people will be able to get the extra dose starting Friday.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced tonight that the new guidelines are in line with the recommendations of the FDA, the U.S. health watchdog regulatory body, equivalent to Anvisa.

It is worth remembering that for the time being, these measures are valid for the United States There are other rules in Brazil for using a booster dose.

This week, The U.S. government has detailed plans to vaccinate children between the ages of 5 and 11, The general public who have not yet begun to be vaccinated.

Understand the changes below:

What vaccine is this? Johnson (Johnson & Johnson)

The new guideline recommends increasing the dose to everyone who has had the Johnson vaccine in the United States. The general public should seek a booster through this immunizing agent from two months after vaccination.

This is because, according to U.S. health officials, Johnson’s single-dose Pfizer or Moderna offers less protection than two-dose. The idea is, therefore, that the effectiveness levels of immunizations should be the same for all Americans.

What vaccine is this?  Modern

What vaccine is this? Modern

In the case of those who have taken Moderna, the booster is valid for the following groups who have been vaccinated for at least six months:

  • Over 65 years
  • Residents of a nursing home
  • People over 50 with comorbidities
  • Any age at high risk of infection due to health problems or work or living conditions (health workers, teachers, prisoners, shelters)

These are The same reinforcement rules For those who take two doses of Pfizer.

Jay Wojno Johnson & Johnson, New York, July 30, 2021 receiving the Govit-19 vaccine-Photo: Mark Lennihan / AB

The United States stagnated in mass vaccination after the first semester of accelerated dose delivery. The reason for this is The Opposition from a section of the population vaccinated against Govt-19 – This led to an increase in cases and deaths at the beginning of the second semester. Only 56.7% of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated.

That’s why Joe Biden’s government, some states and private companies are implementing it Measures to promote vaccinationFrom financial aid to compulsory immunization for certain public works – in New York, for example, Police and firefighters should be vaccinated.