The city of Paulo will start this Thursday (18th) to apply the booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in people over 18 years old, with an interval of five months after the complete vaccination schedule.
According to the municipal secretary of Health, Edson Aparecido, the new stage of vaccination will follow the same scheme announced on Tuesday (16) by the Minister of Health, Marcelo Queiroga .
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According to data from the Municipal Health Department, Pfizer, an immunizing agent that will be used as a booster, corresponds to 95% of the stock available in the municipal immunization service.
This Tuesday, the Ministry of Health announced the reduction of the interval from six to five months after the complete vaccination schedule.
In addition, from now on, the additional dose is available for anyone over 18 years of age. Before, only elderly and immunosuppressed and health professionals were allowed.
The federal government also announced that, two months after the first dose, those vaccinated with Janssen will be able to take another application of the same vaccine.
The state of Paulo is waiting to send doses to define how it will follow new guidelines for the immunizing agent .
video circulating on social media shows a school on the same beach and on the same day an 11-year-old boy was injured in Ilha Comprida , on the coast of São Paulo, on Monday (15).
According to the city hall, a school of an unidentified species bumped into and injured the child. Carlos Alexandre Oliveira Marques was rescued at the Emergency Care Unit (UPA) in the city and needed stitches in his leg
UPDATE: On the afternoon of Tuesday (16), the Ilha Comprida City Hall backed down and stated that, after analysis, experts said that the boy was not attack.