Colombo, Sept 29 (newsin.asia) – The Director-General of Health Services Dr Asela Gunawardena says that permission has been granted to administer the Pfizer vaccine as the third dose for several categories.
– Those who are above 60 years and have taken the Sinopharm or AstraZeneca vaccine as the first and 2nd dose.
– Those with illnesses between the ages of 30 -60.
– Those with cancer & kidney diseases.
– Health workers.
– Frontline workers.
Speaking to reports today (29), he said that the Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases (ACCD) has given them permission to administer the booster dose to those over the age of 60 who have received the Sinopharm or AstraZeneca vaccines as first and second doses.