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Gap between 2nd Covid jab, booster dose reduced for those flying abroad: Report

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In case you are traveling abroad, you can now take the precautionary dose against Covid -19 before completing the necessary 9-month gap from the time of the 2nd dose.

The recommendation came during a COVID-19 working group of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) meeting earlier this week.

NTAGI has discussed and recommended this in a meeting held on Wednesday, sources told ANI adding, “no recommendation has been made for reducing the gap in booster doses for everybody." However, several studies have revealed that acquired immunity is higher in individuals in case the gap between the primary vaccination and the third dose is long.

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