Themistocleus: Peak of coronavirus infection expected in early autumn

Novel coronavirus infections are expected to peak in late September or early October, Secretary General for Primary Health Care Marios Themistocleous said Wednesday.

Speaking on a private TV station, Themistokleous also reiterated that the National Vaccine Committee has given the green light for the 3rd vaccination for immunocompromised patients, such as people who have had organ or bone marrow transplants, cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, and patients on kidney dialysis. … …

The third dose will also be given to vulnerable groups and people facing serious health problems, while health authorities are considering expanding the plan to the wider public.

According to Katimerini, revaccinations will begin in early September.

Some media reported that the Vaccination Committee is also considering re-vaccination of the elderly in nursing homes, as well as health workers who were first vaccinated in January last year.

Note that the Greek government strongly denies new isolation across the country and is considering a number of restrictions for unvaccinated citizens.

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