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The vaccinations recommended by the Ministry Health for the coronavirus – All the details

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The Ministry of Health, in the context of efforts to strengthen the immunity of the population and prevent the disease COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, emphasizes the following:

a) It is recommended boost with Pfizer's updated bivalent[1] mRNA technology vaccine, Comirnaty Original/Omicron BA.4 and BA.5, in persons 12 years of age and older, provided that the period of three (3) months has passed since receiving the last dose of the primary[2] vaccination or  the booster of the monovalent vaccine.

The updated bivalent mRNA technology vaccines that include the BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants of Moderna's Omicron variant are also available for boosters at vaccination centers 12 years of age and older, provided that a period of five (5) months has passed since the last dose of the original vaccine was received.

b) The use of Pfizer's updated bivalent mRNA vaccines Comirnaty Original/Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 is recommended as a booster dose in persons 5 to 11 years of age b>, for active immunization. This vaccine is only indicated for persons who have previously received at least one primary course of vaccination against COVID-19, provided that a period of three (3) months has passed since the last dose.

c) Pfizer's Comirnaty monovalent vaccine of mRNA technology is recommended as initial vaccination, in children 6 months to 4 years of age for the original strain of the virus. p>

  • Beneficiaries will be able to be served through walk-in vaccination centers operating in all provinces.
  • Vaccination with a booster dose of vaccine is recommended after 3 months from the 1st positive test against the disease COVID-19.

Receiving a booster dose of vaccine against the disease COVID-19 is optional.

It is emphasized that the original vaccines for COVID-19 still provide protection against severe disease, hospitalization and death and are used for < b>primary vaccination. The Pfizer vaccine and the single-dose modified virus vaccine Johnson & Johnson. Attached is Table 1 with the schedule of operation of the Vaccination Centers.

In order to carry out vaccination, the following must be provided:

  • Identification document (ID or passport) and vaccination card.
  • For the initial vaccination against COVID-19 of persons under the age of 18, the consent form signed by both parents (Greek or English), as well as proof of identification (ID or birth certificate).
  • For better planning of vaccinations for people under 12 years of age, those interested should make an appointment at the telephone numbers in Table 2.

[1] With an immune response against 1) the original SARS-CoV-2 strain and 2) the Omicron BA.4 and BA subvariants. 5.

[2] Primary vaccination includes two doses of monovalent (with an immune response against the original SARS-CoV-2 strain) mRNA vaccines or protein vaccine or one dose of Johnson & Johnson.

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