The Board of Experts is discussing a booster dose of the vaccine for all adults.


The representative of Prime Minister Rasa Jakilaitienė informed BNS about this.

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) decided last week to approve a proposal to give Pfizer and BioNTech a booster dose of Comirnaty in people over 18 years of age in the European Union.

According to the agency, “Booster doses of Comirnaty may be considered for people over 18 years of age at least six months after the second dose.”

The Minister of Health, Arūnas Dulkys, later affirmed that this decision will be taken into account, but must first be evaluated by the country’s experts.

Currently, the booster dose is administered only to the population vaccinated at the beginning of the year according to priority groups. For example, people over 75 years old.

According to data from the Statistics Department, almost 39 thousand have received it so far. people.