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HCMC proposes to shorten second routine shots of AstraZeneca vaccine

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The Municipal Department of Health proposed the Ministry of Health to consider and give directions on shortening the gap of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccination between the first and the second shots to at least six weeks.
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The proposal aims to accelerate the second dose vaccination coverage amid the current complicated and unprecedented situation of the Covid-19 pandemic in Ho Chi Minh City.
Earlier, according to the Ministry of Health's guidance of performing the Covid-19 vaccination and the instructions and recommendation of the World Health Organization for the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, the gap between the first and second shots stretches eight to 12 weeks.


By Thanh An- Translated by Huyen Huong

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