Early dose of booster dose, Spikevax will be available

As before, according to the SAM, a booster dose of Janssen can only be given to people who have been vaccinated for the first time. A booster dose of Comirnaty or Spikevax is given to people who have been vaccinated with any of the four vaccines against COVID-19 used in Lithuania. Vaxzevria will not be used for booster vaccination

If Spikevax is given as a booster dose, half of the usual dose of this vaccine will be given to boost the immunity, as recommended by the manufacturer and the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

Population who develop COVID-19 after or between vaccinations will not be vaccinated with a booster dose of the vaccine and should have adequate immune protection. This means that relapse to COVID-19 is equated with a booster dose of the vaccine. It is important to note that those residents who became ill before completing the primary vaccination course 180 days after the illness. should complete this course and receive a second dose of the vaccine.

SAM information / Dose vaccination

In the rare event that no antibodies develop in the human body after a full vaccination, a booster dose will be given earlier, at least 28 days after the last vaccination. In this case, no earlier than the 28th day after the complete vaccination, if the negative result of the antibody test is obtained, the resident should consult a family doctor and receive his recommendation by submitting an e. previously vaccinated with a booster dose of the vaccine.

You can register for the booster dose online www.koronastop.lt or Hotline short number 1808.

Revaccination is also available in primary personal health care facilities, where residents receive family medical services. Residents should contact the institution’s reception to find out if their personal health care facility is vaccinating against COVID-19.

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