Israel authorizes fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine in people over 60 years of age

Israel started the year authorizing the application of a fourth dose of the vaccine against him coronavirus COVID-19 in people over 60 years of age and medical personnelThis is due to the alarming increase in infections and the rapid spread of the Ómicron variant, in addition to the appearance of the first case of Flurona in that country.

The news was released earlier today during a press conference given by the Israeli prime minister. Naftali Bennett to discuss the impact of the fifth wave of the pandemic. Notably It is the first country in the world to apply a fourth dose of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine to its population.

“I call on all who are eligible for the fourth dose to be vaccinated,” urged politician Naftali Bennett. The fourth dose of the vaccine It comes 4 months after part of the Israeli population received the third dose and it will register 6 of 9 million people with the complete vaccination scheme.

Pioneers in the use of the pill against the coronavirus

The COVID-19 pill will be delivered to the Israeli people shortly. More than 8,000 Israelis have lost their lives to the SARS-COV2 virus.

In other news, Israel has become one of the first countries to approve the use of Paxlovid, the pill to treat the coronavirus COVID-19 from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer. As informed AmericanPost.News Previously, the country received a first batch on Sunday, December 26.

It should be noted that this medicine is designed to be administered in people who present 3 days of infection and whose clinical picture is mild to moderate. Likewise, the Paxlovid pill is known to be 89% effective in preventing hospitalization and death, as well as reducing symptoms characteristic of the disease.

COVID-19 in Israel

More than 8,000 Israelis have lost their lives to the SARS-COV2 virus.

Israel has had a noticeable increase in infections for coronavirus COVID-19 in the last days. According to information circulating on the Internet, the country has suffered a total of 1.39 million positive cases and 8,244 deaths since the pandemic started. Likewise, the first case of fluron has been detected.

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