First jab to provide immunity for six months

First jab to provide immunity for six months

First jab to provide immunity for six months

Written by Staff Writer

30 May, 2021 | 8:17 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): The World Health Organization said that the first dose of the AstraZeneca jab will provide immunity for six months against COVID-19.

Previously, the global health body had recommended that the second dose must be administered between 8 to 12 weeks of receiving the jab.

The World Health Organization had noted that the first jab would not have to be administered again even if the period lapses.

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