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WHO experts recommend that people 60 years of age or older who have been injected with Kexing and Sinopharm vaccines have a third shot

2021-10-11T15:57:34.637Z

The World Health Organization (WHO) experts recommended on October 11 that people who have a weak immune system and have been vaccinated with the authorized new coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) vaccine should be provided with a third dose of vaccine.



The World Health Organization (WHO) experts suggested on October 11 that people who have a weak immune system and have been vaccinated with the authorized new coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) vaccine should be provided with a third dose of vaccine, including those who have completed the vaccination. Kexing and Sinopharm Vaccine, people aged 60 or above.


The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) stated: “SAGE recommends that people with moderate or severe immunocompromised function should be provided with an additional dose of the new coronary pneumonia vaccine authorized by the WHO for emergency use. Extend part of the primary series."

SAGE held a four-day meeting last week to review the latest information and data on a series of new coronary pneumonia and other disease vaccines.

Kexing Vaccine: The picture shows the packaging of Kexing New Crown Vaccine in Beijing on September 24, 2020.

(Getty)

The third injection is recommended for the elderly who have completed the injection of Kexing or Sinopharm

The team stated, "For Sinopharm and Kexing inactivated vaccines, additional (third dose) homologous vaccines should be provided to people over 60. The team also added that they should be provided with different vaccines based on availability."

It said: "These people are unlikely to respond adequately to the vaccination after the standard basic vaccination, and are at serious risk of infection."

SAGE also added that when implementing the above recommendations, the government should aim to get this group to complete 2 doses as much as possible, and then give them a third dose, starting with the oldest age group.

China National Pharmaceutical Group's new crown inactivated vaccine and other products have previously appeared in the China Service and Trade Fair.

(AP)

It is still not recommended for most people to get the third shot

In the past period of time, the WHO has publicly opposed some countries' plans to give people a "third shot" vaccine, and called on countries that intend to implement the plan to suspend it.

The WHO stated that the supply of vaccines in low-income countries is inadequate and calls on rich countries to export more vaccines to developing countries instead of leaving them for their own nationals to administer boosters.

The expert group recommended on October 11 to emphasize that they do not recommend that most people be injected with booster.

The organization announced on June 1 that the new crown pneumonia vaccine of China Kexing was included in the "emergency use list", becoming the second Chinese vaccine approved by the WHO.

The WHO recommends that Kexing vaccine be used for people over 18 years of age.

On May 7th, the WHO approved the new crown vaccine of Sinopharm for emergency use.

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