Rare disease community calls for additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine to protect the most vulnerable and extra measures to vaccinate more European citizens

13 October 2021, Paris – EURORDIS-Rare Diseases Europe is calling on national policy makers to consider booster doses for people whose immune systems have not fully responded to the initial vaccination, including people living with a rare disease, and additional measures to encourage more citizens to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

People with moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency, including many transplant recipients, dialysis patients, people living with cancer and some rare diseases, may not build the same level of immunity to the two-dose vaccines compared to those who are not immunocompromised…

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Source: http://www.eurordis.org