The World Health Organization (WHO) Advisory Group on Vaccines has proposed to temporarily postpone the re-injection procedure with the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine. This is reported by MedicalXpress.
It is specified that such a step can be taken in an exceptional case, in order to cover the maximum possible number of patients under conditions of drug shortage.
The instructions for the vaccine say that a second injection must be given 21-28 days after the first. However, the WHO considered it possible to postpone this for an additional several weeks.
Earlier on January 5, it was reported the death of two volunteers in Norway who tested the drug.
On the eve it became known that the Portuguese health worker Sonia Acevedo (Sonia Acevedo) died suddenly 48 hours after she was injected with a vaccine against the coronavirus developed by Pfizer / BioNTech. Not long before that, information also appeared that the deputy head of a hospital in the suburbs of Athens had received a coronavirus vaccine and a few days later was in intensive care for artificial ventilation.
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