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Bahrain's MoH Urges People to Get Pfizer Booster Dose

  • Publish date: Monday، 25 December 2023
Bahrain's MoH Urges People to Get Pfizer Booster Dose

Bahrain's Ministry of Health is urging citizens and residents to receive the booster doses for the Pfizer (XBB 1.5) vaccine against the new COVID-19 variant. 

The Head of the Disease Control Department Dr. Basma Al-Saffar has clarified that the initial dose for the Pfizer vaccine is recommended for those individuals who have not received any COVID-19 vaccine previously.

Who Are Advised to Get the Pfizer Booster Doses?

Here is the list of individuals who are advised to get the booster doses:

  • Individuals who are 50 years old or older and suffer from chronic diseases. 
  • Individuals who are 12 years old and above. 
  • Individuals with obesity issues. 
  • Individuals with immune deficiencies
  • Pregnant women
  • Medical professionals

The booster dose is recommended for the safety of the people in Bahrain, so the individuals who are more susceptible to COVID-19 should get the booster dose as soon as possible.