Published: Feb 24, 2022
started offering free COVID-19 booster shots to residents who had their first
two shots of the vaccine produced by Shenzhen-based Kangtai Biological Products
Co. Ltd. on Tuesday, according to Shenzhen Special Zone Daily.
Residents aged 18 and
older who had two shots of the inactivated Kangtai COVID-19 vaccine at
least six months ago can book for a booster shot via the “深圳卫建委” (szwjwwx) WeChat account.
A man is
administered a booster shot of the Kangtai COVID-19 vaccine in an
unidentified site Tuesday. Yang Shaokun
to the Shenzhen Municipal Health Commission, in principle, those who have
received two shots of the Kangtai COVID-19 vaccine are ineligible to receive a
booster shot developed by other brands.
started to use the Kangtai vaccine in June last year. As of now, the vaccine
has been supplied to many provinces and regions across the country. On Feb. 19,
the national health authority approved the Kangtai booster shots.
A view of several doses of
the Kangtai COVID-19 vaccine. File photo
Tuesday, a citizen surnamed Wang said that he went to a vaccination site in Guangming
District for a booster shot immediately after learning of its
paper published on the National Medical Journal of China in January suggested
that on the seventh day of the Kangtai vaccine booster jab, neutralizing
antibody titers rose rapidly to more than 20 times higher than before the
antibody titers remained at a high level until the 28th day, which was more
than 30 times higher than before inoculating the booster shot, according to Li
Dong, head of Kangtai’s vaccine development department.
WeChat Editors/Claudia, Jane
( Wang Jingli ShenzhenDaily 2022-02-24 11:46)
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