Booster dose with Sanofi Pasteur’s VidPrevtyn Beta vaccine for over 18 who had mRNA or adenoviral vaccine

Cyprus Health Ministry said on Wednesday that in the context of efforts to strengthen the population’s immunity against COVID-19, the National Advisory Committee on Vaccinations evaluated the new recommendations of the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The Committee recommended the use of Sanofi Pasteur’s VidPrevtyn Beta vaccine as a booster dose for people over 18 years of age who have been vaccinated with mRNA technology vaccines or adenoviral vector vaccines against the disease. According to the recommendations, 4 months must have elapsed from the previous vaccination. It is emphasised that the recommended vaccine helps to strengthen immune responses and prevent COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-5. The booster dose is optional. Beneficiaries will be able to receive the shot at vaccination centers operating in all districts, by telephone appointment. They must show their vaccination card and an identification document (identity card or passport) .

Source: Cyprus News Agency