From tomorrow, Saturday 12 June, in Lombardy the booster with AstraZeneca vaccine will be given only to the over 60s. This was communicated in a note by the Welfare DG of the Region. The communication comes shortly after the dissemination of the opinion of the Technical Scientific Committee. The news comes after the rare cases of thrombosis that have occurred in recent weeks. “From tomorrow, Saturday 12 June, according to the provisions of the Scientific Technical Committee, the second doses to those over 60 vaccinated with Astrazeneca will be given with the same vaccine. The recalls of people under 60 vaccinated in the first dose with Astrazeneca will instead be carried out with another vaccine “, reads the note. The note also specifies that only Pfizer is used today for 12/17-year-olds; for 18/49 years Pfizer or Moderna; for 50/59 year olds Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson; for those over 60 Astrazeneca or J&J; for the fragile Pfizer or Moderna. “All vaccines – the note concludes – are validated by Ema and Aifa and are safe”.
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