Booster shot would initially target immunocompromised individuals

Israeli health officials this week are expected discuss authorizing a fourth Covid-19 booster shot for immunocompromised individuals as the omicron variant circulates globally, Channel 12 news reports.

The Health Ministry's vaccination advisory committee and the team in charge of epidemics will not be considering the fourth dose for the general population, but only for the vulnerable group that has not developed antibodies.

However, the third dose was originally targeted to the immunocompromised in July and then was authorized for the general population. ... Read More: i24