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People who received a J&J vaccine should get a booster after three months – NIAC

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) has recommended that People who received the Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine should receive a booster vaccine three months after vaccination.

Boosters for anyone who received the Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca vaccine are to be delivered following a minimum interval of five months.

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A total of 236,313 people received the J&J vaccine in Ireland, with many 18-34 year olds among that group.

However, only people under the age of 50 with an underlying condition have been approved for a booster vaccine.

“Recipients of Covid-19 vaccine Janssen as their primary vaccine should receive an mRNA booster dose after an interval of three months,” NIAC’s advice states.

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Regardless of the previous vaccine someone receives, people will be given either Pfizer or Moderna for a booster vaccine.

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