People can get 2nd vaccine jab without reminder SMS: Dr Sultan  

By: News Desk      Published: 11:14 AM, 9 Aug, 2021
People can get 2nd vaccine jab without reminder SMS: Dr Sultan  

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Faisal Sultan has said that the people who have got the first jab of the Covid-19 vaccine should not wait for the reminder SMS from 1166 for the second dose.

They should directly go to the inoculation centres for getting the second shot, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

In his tweet posted on Monday, SAPM Dr Sultan wrote: “You can get 2nd dose of the vaccine any time after the minimum time interval has elapsed.

Sinopharm - 3 weeks

Sinovac & Astrazeneca - 4 weeks

“Don't need to wait for reminder SMS from 1166 (comes after 6 weeks for Sinopharm and Sinovac and 12 weeks for AstraZeneca.”

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