Immunocompromised sector to get 2nd shot starting today
THE rollout for a second booster shot against COVID-19 for immunocompromised individuals who are 18 and above starts today, said Dr. Josephine Villafurete, head of the City COVID-19 Vaccination Cluster.
Aside from the availability the second dose to all immunocompromised of all vaccines either population for homologous or heterologous provided they are 18 application, Villafuerte and above. said teams who will They are the ones who administer the vaccination are in immunodeficiency process and the sites are all state for either HIV; active prepared. cancer or malignancy,
The rollout for the next transplant recipients; undergoing booster shot is based on the steroid treatment; guidelines released by the patients with poor prognosis/bedridden National Vaccine Operation patients; and, Center on April 22, which other conditions of immuprovides the availability of nodeficiency as certified by a physician.
They can avail of the jab three months after the first booster shot and that they will allowed to choose whether the want homologous shot, or the same vaccine from the all doses that they took, or heterologous dependent on the availability of the vaccines based on the approval of the Food and Drug Administration.