Registration for J&J booster shot to open on November 5

COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine vaccination booster

People of any age who have been administered the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be able to register online for the booster shot as of November 5, Primary Health Care Secretary General Marios Themistocleous said on Tuesday.

During a briefing, Themistocleous said the only prerequisite is that two months have elapsed since they got vaccinated with the single-dose J&J vaccine against coronavirus. He added that people will be given they option of having the booster shot with an mRNA vaccine: initially, Pfizer's and later on Moderna's.

In a change on the platform ( as of October 29, the type of vaccine will be listed next to each vaccination center.

Among the numbers he cited, over 6.6 million Greeks are fully vaccinated. This corresponds to 63% of the general population or 71.4% of the adult population. In the EU, the corresponding average rates in the EU are 68.7% and 79.7%, he said.

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