News Desk: Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Malek has said that booster dose of Corona Ticker can be taken 4 months after taking the second dose. He made the remarks at a press conference at the Health Department's conference room at 12 noon on Wednesday (March 18). Zahid Malek said, "Everyone knows that booster dose should be given six months after the second dose of vaccine."
But the World Health Organization now says the booster dose can be taken in four months, not six months. We will call, four months after the second dose of the vaccine, they will be able to take the booster dose of the vaccine. In response to a question from reporters, he said that all those above 12 years of age will be vaccinated. Vaccines will be given to those under 12 years of age, as directed by the World Health Organization. I have made all the preparations for vaccination under the age of 12, now I am just waiting for the guidance of the World Health Organization.
Also present at the press conference were Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Lokman Hossain Mia, Director General of the Department of Health Prof. Dr. ABM Khurshid Alam, Additional Director General (Planning and Development) Prof. Mirzadi Sebrina Flora etc.