Covid-19: Rio announces fourth dose for those aged 35 and over
Those with flu symptoms should not receive the immunization
The city of Rio de Janeiro begins to apply tomorrow (20) the second booster dose or fourth dose of the covid-19 vaccine for people 35 years old or older. The announcement was made by Mayor Eduardo Paes on social networks. He reminded that it is necessary to respect the interval of at least four months after the first booster dose to receive the second.
“Those with flu symptoms should not receive the immunizer, but rather seek a family clinic or municipal health center to perform a covid-19 test,” the Municipal Health Secretariat recommended. More details about the vaccination can be found here.
Tomorrow, Rio’s Municipal Health Secretariat also starts the vaccination against covid-19 in children aged 3 years old. The folder added that, for this age group, the immunizer to be used is CoronaVac, with a scheme of two doses and a 28-day interval between them. “The vaccine is proven to be safe and effective, and important for preventing complications from covid-19,” it said.
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