Salinas reported that the Vaccine Advisory Commission recommended a booster vaccination for people over 50 or immunocompromised.
The recommendation of the advisory commission, which met last Wednesday, is for a single dose and that it be the Pfizer vaccine, when evaluating its benefits against its risks, indicated the head of the Ministry of Public Health. The commission in turn suggests that said reinforcement be given in the month of March.
“We have the vaccines, we ask people to complete their scheme and that the reinforcement, for those who have the complete scheme, do so from April 2023”, explained the minister.
Regarding the other age groups, Salinas said that the risk analysis was carried out and it was concluded that there has been practically no mortality, due to the high number of people vaccinated and the immunity obtained at the beginning of 2022 with the wave of the variant. omicron.
The National Vaccine Advisory Commission had been summoned by the Ministry of Public Health (Msp) to project itself and define the strategy for 2023.