Coronavirus in Spain: a fourth dose of vaccine authorized for very vulnerable people

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Are concerned certain cancer patients, transplanted people, on dialysis or those receiving immunosuppressive treatment, said the Ministry of Health, specifying that this booster dose would occur five months after their third dose.

For the general population, the third dose of vaccine will now be available from the age of 18 and not from the age of 40 as is currently the case, and this booster may also take place five months after the last dose, and not six months as before.

With 90.5% of its population over 12 years fully vaccinated, Spain is one of the champions of vaccination in the world.

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A total of 38.5% of children between the ages of 5 and 11 also received at least one dose of the vaccine.

The country has recorded 7.7 million cases and 90,508 deaths since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.

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