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People eligible for 4th dose of Covid vaccine

The Health Ministry remind the groups of the population which are eligible for the 4th dose of the Covid vaccine:

  • persons over 60 years of age (upon presentation of identity card or passport and the vaccination card)
  • residents or employees in Senior People’s homes or closed structures, regardless of age (upon presentation of identity card or passport the vaccination card)
  • healthcare professionals (upon presentation of identity card or passport, the vaccination card and permit of employment)
  • *immunodeficient and *immunosuppressed patients, regardless of age
  • Individuals suffering from diabetes mellitus
  • Individual suffering from severe obesity BMI ≥40 ή ≥35 with metabolic syndrome provided that a period of five months has elapsed since the administration of the 3rd/booster dose.

The administration of the booster/4th dose is optional.

*Immunosuppressed patients:

  • Under active treatment for solid tumours and haematological
  • malignancies
  • With a history of solid organ transplantation receiving
  • immunosuppressive therapy
  • With a history of transplantation of primary haematopoietic organs
  • receiving immunosuppressive therapy
  • With hereditary immunodeficiency
  • With HIV Infection/AIDS
  • Under immunosuppressive therapy including biological agents
  • Regarding cortisone intake, this concerns patients who have received
  • or are receiving a total dose >10 mg prednisone/day (=8 mg of
  • methylpregnisolone) for one (1) month in the last six months.
  • With renal insufficiency undergoing haemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis.

 

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