Third COVID-19 jab now optional for all in the Kingdom – ministry

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AMMAN — Anyone who wants it can now get it, the Ministry of Health said of the third booster jab of the COVID-19 vaccine. Previously, it was given only to those who were over 60, suffer chronic diseases and healthcare workers.اضافة اعلان

Dr. Adel Al-Balbisi, secretary general of the ministry for epidemiological affairs, said to Al Ghad that this measure aims to enhance community protection from the deadly virus and all its variants.

He said the third dose will be for those who have received their second dose six months ago, and it will be without prior appointment. He said it is not mandatory.

The third dose will be the Pfizer vaccine, and it will include citizens residing and working abroad who had received two doses of the Sinopharma vaccine to enter some countries.

The ministry requires those wishing to take the third dose to bring the following identification documents: residence permit and work contract, in addition to personal identity card for Jordanians, and a passport for non-Jordanians, and to go to the centers designated for this purpose.

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