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After West Bengal, Maharashtra doctors bat for Covid booster doses for frontline workers

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booster Covid-19 dose for healthcare and frontline workers in view of a surge in infections in Europe, reported news agency PTI. “The count of antibodies in people who have taken the second dose of vaccine some six to eight months ago is going down.

We should administer a third dose or booster dose of vaccine to HCWs and FLWs, as they are more vulnerable to the infection," said Dr Gautam Bhansali, consultant physician of Bombay Hospital.

He said that people with co-morbid conditions also face similar challenges, and should be considered for the booster dose. "European countries are already facing another round of Covid-19 cases.

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