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Ok to the third dose for the over 60s and all the frail

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“Thanks to vaccines we now see the end of the pandemic ». Prime Minister Draghi promises confidence and the weekly monitoring by the ISS proves him right, with the incidence of weekly infections rising from 37 to 34, while the RT remains stuck at 0.83, the same value as last week. But there is one thing: that of the unvaccinated, still 8 million and 393 thousand over the age of twelve, says the latest report by Commissioner Figliuolo. And looking at the modest increases, especially among the over 50s, it seems that the campaign has already lost the driving force of the Green Pass.

in the meantime a circular from the Ministry of Health issued in the evening accelerates the third dose, extending it to 13 million people aged between 60 and 79, as well as frail patients suffering from a series of pathologies: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, respiratory diseases that require oxygen therapy, heart failure in advanced class, post-cardiogenic shock patients, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and motor neuron diseases, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, infantile cerebral palsy, myasthenia gravis, dysimmune neurological disorders, severe endocrinopathies, type 1 and type 2 diabetes. , again, Addison’s disease, panhypopituitarism, cirrhosis of the liver, cerebral ischemia with impaired autonomy, heart attack in 2020-21 or earlier of severe type, thalassemia major, sickle cell anemia, other severe anemias, cystic fibrosis, Down syndrome , severe obesity and disability. The booster dose will be administered only with the Pfizer vaccine pending the EMA also authorizes Moderna for the booster-ter. A third dose with rna vaccine is also coming for caregivers vaccinated with antidotes not recognized by the EMA and therefore not valid for the purpose of issuing the Green Wellss.


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