November 27, 2022

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Israel has announced that the fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will be available to anyone over 60 years of age.

File photo: An elderly woman receives a booster dose of her COVID-19 vaccine at an aid facility in Netanya, Israel. January 19, 2021. REUTERS / Ronen Zvulun / Archive

Israeli Prime Minister Naphtali Bennett announced this at a press conference today Launch of the vaccine campaign against Kovit with a fourth dose for people over 60 and health workers.

The country this weekend approved this second stimulant injection for the immunocompromised and elderly in nursing homes and nursing homes.

Israel launched a fourth dose and a major vaccination campaign in December He immediately put it off because of disagreements among experts.

“There are a large number of people diagnosed simultaneously beyond the reasonable capacity of the (health) system.”, Bennett warned and forecast a significant increase in the coming weeks.

The fourth injection is given four months after the third dose.

With borders closed, More than 4,000 cases have been reported in the country today with a positive rate of 4.57% and 110 people have been hospitalized in critical condition.

The fourth dose of the Israeli COV-19 vaccine will begin to be used by people over the age of 60 and health workers, with the third dose four months later.  EFE / EPA / ATEF SAFADI
The fourth dose of the Israeli COV-19 vaccine will begin to be used by people over the age of 60 and health workers, with the third dose four months later. EFE / EPA / ATEF SAFADI

This Sunday he announced the use of the Merck pill against Covit-19, waiting to get the first ship, After starting the pill from the drug Paxlovid, Pfizer.

The Israeli government defended the bet on treatments against Kovit-19 to prevent serious illnesses and vaccinations, Child-centered, expanded with a fourth dose in vulnerable segments of the population.

A pioneer in initiating mass vaccination, it has been stalled by vaccine opponents today, with nearly 6 million residents in the country today being vaccinated in two doses over a population of over 9 million, and 4.2 million being vaccinated against the third.

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With the aim of promoting the vaccine, he announced that first-dose recipients can get what is called a green pass., Which provides access to specific intervals and events for 30 days.

Bennett also announced that those 5 years of age or older who have been vaccinated with a negative Govt test will be exempt from isolation until now, and Health is considering easing additional restrictions, such as the entry of tourists into the country from November.

At the same time, The executive re-imposed duties such as wearing a mask outside this Friday and carrying a green pass to access outdoor events of more than 100 capacity at meetings attended by more than 50 people..

(With information from EFE)

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