Govt To Reduce COVID Booster Dose Gap For International Passengers: Report

The Union government is set to relax the norms for Covid vaccine precaution dose, allowing those going overseas to get the jab before the stipulated nine-month waiting period as required by the destination country, sources said on Wednesday. An official announcement, however, is yet to be made by the Union Health Ministry. Sources said the decision to relax the norms about the precaution dose for overseas travellers was based on recommendations by the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI). The advisory panel had recommended that those who need to…

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UAE expands provision of COVID booster shots – ET HealthWorld

By Ghaida Ghantous DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates will start providing a booster shot against COVID-19 to all fully vaccinated individuals in the Gulf Arab state, the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) said on Tuesday. It said on Twitter the booster shot would be available to people considered at high risk three months after their second vaccine dose, and six months for others. The Gulf state, which has approved five types of COVID-19 vaccines, had in June begun providing booster shots to those initially immunised with a…

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