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Rio de Janeiro considers bringing forward 3rd dose for seniors, shortening Pfizer interval

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The use of the third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in the elderly, officially scheduled for October, may be brought forward. This is at least the wish of the mayor, Eduardo Paes.

In the publication of the 31st epidemiological bulletin of the city this Friday (6), he said that the current vaccination schedule of the city might change from the 18th of this month when immunization ends with the first dose for the entire adult population.

Another reason for possible schedule changes is the possibility that city officials will give priority to teens with comorbidities . . .

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