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Fourth dose of vaccine against Covid-19 approved in Bulgaria

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A fourth dose of vaccine against Covid-19 will be administered in Bulgaria as of 27 June, after the Health Ministry approved the recommendations of the Expert Council on Immune Prophylaxis Oversight.

The second booster dose will be applied using Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines and will be made available to all persons over the age of 18. A fourth shot can be administered no less than 4 months after the first booster shot.

A second booster dose is highly recommended for patients with chronic ailments, residents and staff at social institutions, medical specialists and people aged over 65, as listed by the Ministry of Health. European certificates will be issued after the 4th dose of vaccine is administered. 

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