4:19 COVID-19: NACI recommending booster shots for those who are immunocompromisedWAYTCH: COVID-19: NACI recommending booster shots for those who are immunocompromised – Sep 10, 2021
Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) is now recommending that COVID-19 booster shots for residents of long-term care homes and seniors living in other congregate settings.
According to the updated recommendation from NACI on Tuesday, seniors who have already received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine should be offered a third shot at least six months after their last dose.
However, a booster dose of the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccine should only be considered when an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine – from Pfizer and Moderna – is contraindicated or inaccessible, NACI said.
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