Everything you need to know about the Booster Dose is Right here...

This third dose is currently being administered to health workers and frontline workers, as well as senior citizens suffering from serious diseases.
Everything you need to know about the Booster Dose is Right here...
Booster Dose

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Following the growing threat of a new variant of Corona and the announcement of elections in five states, the country has begun taking Precautionary Dose as of today. This third corona vaccine dose is being administered as a booster dose. On 25 December last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the precautionary dose. This third dose is currently being administered to health workers and frontline workers, as well as senior citizens suffering from serious diseases. Let us see some important questions related to the dose.

Q

Who is going to take the precautionary dose?

A

At the moment, only health workers, front-line workers, or senior citizens in the country suffering from serious diseases will receive the precautionary or booster dose. On the advice of their doctors, senior citizens suffering from serious diseases will be able to take precautionary doses.

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Q

Is it necessary to register for this? If so, how to register?

A

The Ministry of Health has stated that no registration is required for the precautionary dose. They will be given the third dose of the corona vaccine based on their previous registration.

Q

Is it even necessary to make an appointment?

A

The Cowin app has been updated to include a precautionary dose. The feature regarding the third dose has been added to the app. In such a case, you can make an appointment directly through this feature. Aside from that, you can get the third dose by going directly to the vaccination center. You will not need to re-register here either.

Q

Time gap needed between the second and the booster dose?

A

If you have already received both doses of the corona vaccine and nine months have passed, you will be the only one eligible for the third dose.

Q

Will there be a warning about the precautionary dosage?

A

The Ministry of Health has sent a message to those who received both doses of the vaccine nine months ago. Aside from that, the ministry has stated that if someone does not get the message then they should notice a difference between their second dose.

Q

Can anyone get the vaccine as a precautionary measure?

A

No, the Ministry of Health has also stated unequivocally that the precautionary dose, or third dose, will be given of the same vaccine that you have already received. That is, if you have already received two doses of the corona vaccine Covaxin, the third dose will be the same. People taking Covishield will be given a precautionary dose of Covishield.

Q

Is there anything that needs to be brought to the vaccination center?

A

A voter ID, Aadhar card, PAN card, or driving license must be carried in order to receive the precautionary dose.

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