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SAHPRA will assess efficacy of Pfizer booster shot

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SAHPRA will assess efficacy of Pfizer booster shot

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22nd November 2021

By: Thabi Madiba
Creamer Media Senior Research Assistant and Reporter

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South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) CEO Dr Boitumelo Semete-Makokotlela announced on Monday that the regulator will assess the efficacy and safety of a Pfizer booster shot for protection against Covid-19.

The SAHPRA said it received an application for the Pfizer Comirnaty Booster/3rd dose vaccine on November 17.

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Many countries have already approved and administered booster shots.

Thus far, SAHPRA has approved the use of AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines in the country.

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