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No need for second Covid booster shot: Government sources

by Medically Speaking

There is no need to administer a second booster dose based on the country’s current Covid-19 situation, government sources told ANI on Tuesday. Data from the Union Health Ministry showed that only 134 new coronavirus cases were reported nationwide in the previous day, with the daily positivity rate at 0.09 percent. The first booster drive in the nation must be finished before a second Covid-19 booster dosage is needed.

“The second booster dosage has not even been brought up for debate within the Immunization panel’s National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI). completing the nation’s first booster drive is our top objective “origin: ANI.

Some experts recently asked for a second booster dose for people who have already taken a booster dose six months ago and those with comorbidities during a virtual meeting between the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and other doctors and Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on the situation and preparedness surrounding Covid19 in the country.

According to information provided by the Union Health Ministry, the 220.11 billion total vaccination doses—95.13 billion second doses and 22.41 billion precaution doses—have already been delivered as part of the nationwide vaccination drive.
In the last 24 hours, 45,769 dosages were given out.

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