Andrusiewicz: The interest in the fourth dose does not look optimistic

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“The summer wave is still going on, today we have around 4,438 infections,” said the spokesman of the Ministry of Health, Wojciech Andrusiewicz, on the RMF24 internet radio. He admitted that the first week of vaccination with the fourth dose does not look impressive.

In the morning program of the Internet radio RMF24 7 questions at 7:07, our guest argued how important it is to vaccinate the so-called booster. According to the spokesman of the Ministry of Health, the mild disease of the Omikron version was due to the high level of vaccination. We are 60 percent. vaccinated with previous doses and therefore society is reasonably resistant – Andrusiewicz said.

From September 16, all persons over the age of 12 can sign up for a second booster dose. Tomasz Weryński asked his guest how popular he was in taking a booster. Unfortunately, the interest is below our expectations. We would like at least 5 million people to take the fourth dose. The beginning, however, does not look optimistic – said the guest of the interview 7 questions at 7:07.

For now, we have vaccines for the Omikron BA.1 version. Soon, omicron BA vaccines will also be delivered to Poland. 4 and BA. 5. – Andrusiewicz said. He also explained the differences between the different vaccine variants and noted that it was not possible to receive the new version of the vaccine as a second booster dose, skipping the previous 3 injections. A spokesman for the Ministry of Health also said that in his opinion vaccination against coronavirus will be like protection against flu: we will have a booster every year.

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When will the youngest children have access to the Covid-19 immunization? At the moment, the concerns have submitted the results of their research on children from 6 months to 5 years of age. We expect a decision at the beginning of October – said Wojciech Andrusiewicz.

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