People in Britain will not get the fourth dose, the advisors of the government said – better protection is being given only from the third dose

British government advisers have said that the government should focus on introducing a third dose to as many people as possible, to increase protection against the rapidly spreading Omicron variant.

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People in Britain have been recommended not to apply the fourth dose of Coronavirus Vaccine. British government advisors have recommended not giving the fourth dose of the Kovid-19 vaccine to people living in nursing homes and people over the age of 80. Citing data, he has said that the third dose of the vaccine provides permanent protection against hospitalization. According to data gathered by the UK Health Protection Agency, the safety from hospitalization three months after the third dose for people over the age of 65 is about 90 per cent.

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization on Friday advised the government that at this time there is no need to give fourth dose or second booster dose to vulnerable people. Instead, the government should focus on administering the third dose to as many people as possible, to enhance protection against the fast-spreading Omicron variant. Efforts are increasingly being made to introduce booster doses to adults in the UK, as research shows that two doses are sufficient to protect people from Omicron. The number of patients in the hospital has increased due to the Omicron variant.

18 thousand patients are admitted in the hospital

Chairman of the committee Prof. Wei Shen Lim said, “Current data suggest that booster doses provide high levels of protection against serious disease, even for the most vulnerable age groups.” The professor said, in view of this, the committee has decided that there is no immediate need to start giving the second booster dose, although its review will continue. Currently, more than 18 thousand people infected with Kovid are hospitalized in Britain. This is two times compared to the figures of two weeks ago. Due to the shortage of medical staff, the government has had to deploy soldiers to help in hospitals.

deployment of soldiers in hospitals

According to NSA England, since January 2, 39 thousand staff members were off from hospitals in England due to Kovid. In view of the shortage of staff in many hospitals of the capital London, soldiers were deployed there to help. In fact, due to the increase in cases of Kovid-19 in Britain in the wake of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, health workers of many hospitals in London have been infected. Britain’s Defense Ministry said on Friday that 40 military doctors and 160 health workers were being deployed to several hospitals in London.

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