September 17, 2021

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Germany also gives green light to third dose against COVID-19

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FILE PHOTO: A medical worker fills a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine as Japan launches its inoculation campaign, at Tokyo Medical Center in Tokyo, Japan February 17, 2021. Behrouz Mehri/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Germany will begin on September 1 to administer a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to the elderly and vulnerable, as well as those who have not received the injection with messenger RNA technology, the Health Ministry announced.

“The booster vaccinations will be done with one of the two messenger RNA vaccines (Pfizer or Moderna),” the ministry reported, according to which this decision is in the interest of preventive health care “and takes into account concerns regarding a “Reduced or rapidly diminishing immune response” in vulnerable people.

While this is happening in Germany, the European Commission (EC) adopted a provision guaranteeing that covid certificates to facilitate Vatican travel will be considered equivalent to that of the European Union (EU).

This measure ensures that that country will be connected to the community club system and that the certificates issued by the authorities of both will be accepted in the European Union under the same conditions as the Twenty-seven document.

In France, President Emmanuel Macron took to social media Tik Tok and Instagram to try to counter misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines, after a third weekend of demonstrations over a controversial health certificate.

Macron traded in his usual dark suit and tie for a black T-shirt in a short video from the summer residence of the presidency in southern France, in which he claimed that vaccines were the only weapon against a fourth wave of covid infections. that has a large part of the world on alert.

 

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