BREAKING NEWS: Sahpra gives go-ahead for booster vaccine shots

BREAKING NEWS: Sahpra gives go-ahead for booster vaccine shots

2021-12-08 06:44:00 PM

BREAKING NEWS: Sahpra gives go-ahead for booster vaccine shots

The third shot is expected to strengthen immunity amid Covid-19 fourth wave and Omicron variant

Linda EnsorPicture: REUTERS/DADO RUVIC.The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) has approved third-dose booster shots of the Pfizer vaccine, opening the way for the department of health to embark on a booster vaccination programme.

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Booster shots will strengthen immunity in the face of the fourth wave of the new coronavirus variant, Omicron, which is spreading at a rapid rate throughout the country, particularly in Gauteng.The Pfizer-BioNTech  vaccine now marketed as Comirnaty was initially approved by Sahpra in March.  The company applied for an amendment of the dosing schedule for its use as a third-dose booster on November 17 and Sahpra conducted an assessment of the data to establish the safety and efficacy of a third dose.

“Following evaluation of the data submitted, Sahpra has approved the following options: a third dose of the Comirnaty Covid-19 vaccine in individuals aged 18 years and older, to be administered at least 6 months after the second dose; (and) a third dose of the Comirnaty Covid-19 vaccine in individuals aged 12 years and older who are severely immunocompromised, to be administered at least 28 days after the second dose,” Sahpra CEO Boitumelo Semete said in a statement.

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