Covid-19: Rio de Janeiro wants to vaccinate all those over 60 with 3rd dose by October 30

Use of booster dose in elderly will begin September 1 and continue through October 30.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On the same day that vaccination of 17-year-old adolescents against the Covid-19 began, the Rio de Janeiro city government announced on the evening of August 26 the vaccination schedule for adolescents 12 years and older, and for seniors 60 years and older

Adolescents can take the first dose until Sept. 14, while the elderly can receive the third dose, called a booster, from September 1 to October 30. Only older people who took the second dose at least six months ago will be eligible for the booster.

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