The Singaporean health ministry will administer booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for people over the age of 60, people who are immunocompromised and residents of nursing home facilities beginning later this month.
The Greek government announces that fully vaccinated people who have not received a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose seven months after receiving their second dose will be banned from entering most indoor venues and participating in many types of activities beginning on February 1.
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control recommends that the booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine should be given to all adults aged above 18 years six months after received their second dose, with priority given to those aged above 40 years.
Singapore begins a nationwide campaign to administer booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for people over the age of 60 and people with a compromised immune system who received their second dose at least six months ago amid an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.
The Ministry of Health announces that Brazil will begin offering booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to immunocompromised people and people over the age of 70 who received their second dose more than six months ago and will also shorten the interval between the first and second doses of the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines to eight weeks beginning in mid-September.
Beginning tomorrow, all travellers entering Singapore who are fully vaccinated with a World Health Organization-recognized COVID-19 vaccine will be issued a tamper-proof vaccination sticker in their passport upon the presentation of a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.
Serbia begins to administer booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for immunocompromised people, healthcare workers, people over the age of 70, people who frequently travel abroad, and people who have previously received their second dose at least six months ago.