New guideline for the third dose of vaccine: 60+ does not need any certificate to take precaution dose, but doctor’s advice is necessary

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In the country from January 10, people above 60 years of age with co-morbidities will get precaution dose. In this regard, the Ministry of Health has announced that the doctor’s certificate will not be required to take the dose. However, the ministry has said that such people must consult their doctor before taking the dosage.

Along with this, the ministry also informed that from January 3, appointments can be booked both on-line and on-site for the dosages for children in the age group of 15-18 years. An on-site appointment will be available only when the vaccine is available.

Employees posted on election duty included in the category of frontline work
The possibility of holding elections in 5 states including Uttar Pradesh next year is slowly becoming clear. In an official statement on Tuesday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that the election personnel on duty in the states where elections are due will also be included in the category of frontline workers.

Precautionary dose will be available after 9 months of second dose
National Health Authority CEO and Covin Chief Dr. RS Sharma said on Monday that only those people who have been given the second dose of corona for 9 months and who have serious diseases will be able to apply for the third dose of vaccination against corona. are struggling with. However, Dr. Sharma has objected to calling it a booster dose. He said that it would be better to call the third dose as a precautionary dose instead of a booster.

Such diseases are in the list
1. Diabetes, kidney disease or dialysis
2. Cardiovascular disease
3. Stemcell Transplant
4. Cancer
5. Cirrhosis
6. Sickle Cell Disease
7. Prolonged Use of Steroids
8. Immunosuppressant Drugs
9. Muscular Dystrophy
10. Acid Attack on Respiratory System
11. Disabled with High Support Needs
12. Multiple Disabilities like Deaf-Blindness
13. Two years in hospital with severe respiratory disease

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