SAHPRA approves Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot

The health products regulator has approved the Pfizer booster shot. Boitumelo Semete-Makokotlela, Sahpra CEO spoke with eNCA's Sally Burdett. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority has approved a third dose for the Pfizer vaccine.

The booster shot will be administered to all over 18s that have received two doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

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They will be eligible six months after the second dose.

Those aged 12 and older with weak immune systems can take the dose 28 days after the second dose.

SAHPRA initially approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine in March this year.


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