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Le Matin – Reminder of the anti-Covid vaccine: the scientific committee is working on the implementation of this specific measure

The Scientific and Technical Vaccination Committee prioritizes the implementation of the decision to administer the third dose of vaccines to people who work on the front line in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as to people over 65 years of age and with diseases Chronicles. diseases. This is what emerged from the last meeting of the Committee, reveals Dr. Moulay Saïd Afif, a member of the same Committee. Recall that Dr. Afif had stated that the administration of the third booster dose of the anti-Covid vaccine was validated a few weeks ago by the Scientific and Technical Committee for Vaccination of the Kingdom for the benefit of health professionals, the elderly and people with chronic diseases. diseases. This decision was made after the contamination of a large part of the health personnel with the Delta variant in Morocco with a prioritization of people at risk for a reason of availability of vaccines, he continued. And to point out that “the nature of the vaccine does not pose a problem since there is the possibility of interchangeability between different vaccines. If a patient has received the first two doses of a vaccine like Sinopharm, it is very possible that they will receive the third dose of a different vaccine like Pfizer-BioNTech. ”

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