MOH:The booster dose is necessary for immunity against Covid

The Ministry of Health stressed the necessity of receiving the “third” booster dose of the “Covid-19” vaccine to strengthen immunity against infection, reduce the chances of infection with the virus and its variants, as well as reduce complications and death from “Covid-19” and provide greater protection for the most vulnerable groups.

The official spokesman for the ministry, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said that this comes within the framework of the efforts of the national campaign to vaccinate “Covid-19” with the aim of containing the spread of the epidemic and providing the best means of prevention for the individual and society.

He pointed out that the “third” booster dose of the “Covid-19” vaccine was made available for age groups over 18 years, without prior appointments, after a period of no less than 6 months after receiving the second dose of vaccination platforms of all kinds, whether it was “Pfizer Biotech” or “Oxford” or other platforms, and less than 6 months after receiving the second dose for some groups such as immunodeficiency and cancer patients, after medical evaluation.

Al-Sanad explained that the national vaccination campaign continues to provide the service at the Kuwait Vaccination Center in the exhibition grounds in the Mishref area, in Halls 5 and 6, from Sunday to Thursday from 9 am to 7 pm, and on Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm 4 pm.

In a related context, the Ministry of Health announced the launch of the service of booking winter vaccinations for people aged 6 months and over, through its website.

On a separate topic, Professor Khaled Al-Jarallah, Chairman of the Advisory Committee to Confront “Corona”, confirmed in a tweet on his account on “Twitter” that work prospects and trends after the “Covid 19” pandemic will depend on digital technology, artificial intelligence and information security, in addition to planning and programming education according to variables to improve business opportunities and environment.

In addition, the Public Relations Department at Kuwait Field Hospital, in cooperation with the Kuwaiti Shooting Sports Club, organized an open family day for the hospital’s medical staff. The deputy director of the hospital, Dr. Fawzi Al-Khwari, with the warm reception and the wonderful organization by the club’s management in cooperation with the public relations department of the hospital.

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