Mauritius launches second booster dose of anti-COVID-19 vaccine – Le Magazine du Manger


Campaign for Administration in Mauritius 2 . fromth The booster dose of anti-Covid-19 vaccine for people aged 59 years and above and high-risk patients was launched by the Minister of Health and Welfare, Kailash Kumar Singh Jagatpal this Wednesday, April 13.

The vaccination campaign aims to “protect the most vulnerable” at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Center in Piles, in the southern suburbs of the capital.

The minister stressed that “the second booster dose of the vaccine will be administered at all vaccination centers and five regional hospitals”.

He also said “a second booster dose is recommended, especially because of the spread of new highly infectious forms and changes in weather”.

According to Kailash Kumar Singh Jagutpa, “the priority of the government is to ensure the protection of the population against COVID-19, especially the most vulnerable and those with co-morbidities”.

About one million people in the country have already received full vaccination, “79% of the population, while 612,000 people have received a booster dose, i.e. 49% of the population”.

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