Ljubljana – Slovenia will follow the recommendation of the national advisory committee on immunisation to use the Pfizer vaccine for those under 30 years old, Health Minister Janez Poklukar said on Monday. In general, the use of mRNA vaccines will be recommended over viral vector vaccines.
The British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has requested an extraordinary permit for the use in the United States of its latest drug, which prevents COVID-19 disease. The drug, currently called AZD7442, is intended for people with weak immune systems, which would make vaccination ineffective.
Infectious disease experts emphasized that this vaccine and others for COVID-19 nonetheless remain highly protective against severe disease and death
The pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca announced it was seeking authorization for usage in US of a medicine related to the treatment from coronavirus infection. The medicine is aimed to prevent Covid-19 for people who respond poorly or do not respond at all to vaccines because of a weakened immune system, Reuters reported.