July 3, 2022

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Guidelines for recommended vaccines for use as a third dose against COVID-19

Expansion of the delta variant of the corona virus and the arrival of the latest variant called Omicron Countries are needed to strengthen vaccination campaigns in nearly 60 countries around the world And increase security levels The only effective weapon in the fight against the current epidemic COVID-19 Already two years old.

In the United States, as in Argentina and many other countries, booster doses and third doses have already been used. Given the low registration of protective antibodies developed by the previous dose, to persons in need.

Thus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) US Report “If you are 18 years of age or older, you can decide which COVID-19 vaccine to take as a booster dose. Some may prefer the type of vaccine they received first, while others may want to get a booster with another vaccine. CDC now approves this type of combination for booster doses. Is significant You can choose the Govt vaccine you want to apply for in the United States

CDC recommends contacting the health center where previous doses of the vaccine were obtained (REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration)
CDC recommends contacting the health center where previous doses of the vaccine were obtained (REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration)

Schedule a booster dose The CDC recommends contacting the health center where you received your vaccine. If you need to get your booster dose at another vaccination center, there are several ways Find a vaccine supplier.

That person for this To be loaded Your CDC Covit-19 Vaccine Registration Card For your appointment for booster dose, The vaccinating person can complete the information about the booster dose. If you were not issued a card at your first appointment, you should contact the vaccination center where you first received the medication or yours State Health Department See where you can request a card.

In connection with that Side effects After vaccination against COVID-19, CDC states that they may and may not be normal symptoms Builds body defenses against Govt-19.

In the United States, you can choose the Govt vaccine you want to apply (REUTERS / Andrew Kelly)
In the United States, you can choose the Govt vaccine you want to apply (REUTERS / Andrew Kelly)

Has a person outside the United States completed his or her primary immunization schedule with Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna or J & J / Janssen Govit-19 vaccines?, Follow the instructions above for your booster dose.

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On the contrary, If you have been vaccinated abroad with other Covit-19 vaccines and you have received all the recommended doses, you can receive the booster dose if you are 18 years of age or older. AWorld Health Organization (WHO-EUL) COVID-19 Vaccine Emergency Use List External Icon, Not approved or approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Or completed the schedule of vaccinations with any combinationCOVID-19 vaccines destroyed by FDA, destroyed by FDA or WHO EUL

If you meet the above requirements You may receive a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covit-19 vaccine at least 6 months after receiving all recommended doses. Or must have completed their primary vaccination schedule with a combination of Govit-19 vaccines.

Third dose in Argentina

(Infographic: Marcelo Regilado)
(Infographic: Marcelo Regilado)

From November 2, the Ministry of Health in Argentina recommended an application The third dose of the vaccine Corona virus People over the age of 50 and over the age of 3 who have acquired synophorm are immunocompromised The vaccination schedule has started with no components.

The decision was based on recommendations from the WHO and international organizations: “Evidence suggests that this is possible Improvement in immunocompromised people over 3 years of age who have low immunity for any reason and have received no vaccination program. We will carry out planning and distribution work with each province ”, Explained Minister of Health of the Nation, Carla Vicotti. These two groups have a population of about 1.6 million.

The officer clarified The third dose is not the same as a booster: “The third dose completes the primary program of enhancing protection and strengthening, after receiving the recommended primary plan that periodically strengthens the immune system. It is at least 6 months after receiving the primary plan.

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In addition to reducing the effectiveness of vaccines The third dose helps to boost the immune system of people with immunodeficiency or those with naturally occurring immune changes (immunosuppression) associated with aging. It helps reduce the impact of Govt-19 deaths in people over 50 and earlier. Variation Delta In social broadcasting.

From November 2, the Argentine Ministry of Health recommends booster doses or a third dose against Covit-19 (REUTERS / Hannah Beier)
From November 2, the Argentine Ministry of Health recommends booster doses or a third dose against Covit-19 (REUTERS / Hannah Beier)

Following international recommendations and some medical studies conducted in the country, The The National Immunization Commission (CONAIN) advised the Ministry of National Health to decide on adding a single dose to similar or integrated programs in both groups. Follows certain parameters.

– Third dose for people over 50 years

“Inside People over 50 years of age, An additional multivitamin dose is preferred, an application for this Non-reactive antiviral vaccine [AstraZeneca, Sputnik V y CanSino comparten esa plataforma] Conditions that facilitate rapid dissemination and access according to availability, including the entire population with an expanded program in the short term, ”the document prepared by the Directorate for Immunization Control said.The official recommendation for that group is a dose of AstraZeneca. “The minimum interval between use of the additional dose should not be less than 4 weeks from the last dose of the primary plan”, the recommendation continues.

Argentina seeks to complete the second dose and strengthen the entire population by a third (REUTERS / Shannon Stapleton)
Argentina seeks to complete the second dose and strengthen the entire population by a third (REUTERS / Shannon Stapleton)

– Immunosuppressive vaccines

The decision to vaccinate people with immunodeficiency with a third dose was supported by several clinical studies conducted in the country. Evaluate the protection provided by vaccines against COVID-19 in alternative therapists, Those who were in the priority groups in accessing the vaccine.

Individuals who require solid organ transplantation have lower immunity before transplantation. After transplant surgery, the condition is exacerbated by pharmacological immunization and the immunosuppressive mechanisms that cause it to prevent and treat graft rejection. It is this circumstance that makes them less responsive to vaccines, but their vulnerability level indicates the importance of the vaccine. For this reason, the importance of the extra dose is highlighted in transplant patients, ”he explained Infobe Doctor Daniela Hospor, A researcher at the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and a member of the Department of Biological Sciences of the Faculty of Science at La Plata and Connaught National University.

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To Those over the age of 18 who have already used Sputnik, Astrogenega and the complete program of Sputnik combination or MRNA vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) with synopharmaceuticals or AstraZeneca, which is similar to getting a new dose of Sputnik first part. The amount of V or Astrogenogen Only if they are between the ages of 18 and 39 or if they are over the age of 40 do they belong to AstraZeneca.

In Children from 3 to 11 years old, Indicated to complete the synoform program with a third dose of the same brand Children aged 12 to 17 years, The two-dose mRNA table will be completed by another dose from the same platform. The interval for receiving the new dose is the same for the other group. The indication for this third use is independent of the booster dose for the general population, which may be announced in December.

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