A skin test determines if a booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccine is needed

Do we need a booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccine? A skin test developed in the Canary Islands is capable of measuring the immunity of each person. A prick to the skin produces a reaction. If the red spot is bigger it means there is more cellular immunity.

The test consists of pricking the person with part of the Sars-CoV-2 protein and wait for skin reaction. If the person has passed the coronavirus or has a dose of the vaccine, the skin will swell. In a matter of a day or so, the result will be available and it will be known, therefore, if that person needs a booster dose, which is nowIt is recommended that it be at five months after infection.

Vaccinations administered

Almost two million children between the ages of 5 and 11 have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. According to the latest report from the Ministry of Health, a total of 88,984,997 doses of the vaccines have been administered, 95.6% of those distributed.

The administration of 4,520,975 has also been notified third doses. These data include additional doses in people with high-risk conditions and those living in residences, as well as those over 40 years of age and those vaccinated with a single dose of Janssen.

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