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Cabo Verde begins third dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 in the elderly and people chronically ill – DNS

Praia, Nov 16 (Inforpress) – The National Director of Health, Jorge Noel Barreto, announced that by the end of the year the elderly and people with chronic ill will receive the third dose of the vaccine against COVID-19.

“We are already considering this possibility, we are organizing and, in due course, we will give information on how this operation will be, which will be a booster dose for people 60 years old or older,” said infeciologist Jorge Noel Barreto, adding that individuals with chronic ill such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases will also be included.

The National Director of Health made this revelation at the usual weekly press conference, in which he reported that in the last 24 hours there were three new cases of COVID-19, resulting from 289 samples analyzed.

The new cases were one in the City of Praia and two in Porto Novo, Island Santo Antão. He also reported that the country did not record any deaths because of COVID-19 in the 24 days ago.

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