The Ministry of Health announced that the second dose appointments made in the BioNTech vaccine will be preserved. New appointments will be given between 6-8 weeks.
The statement made by the Ministry of Health is as follows: “Our Coronavirus Scientific Committee has decided that it is appropriate to extend the time between the first dose and the second dose to 19 to 6 weeks based on the existing experience and evidence in the Covid-8 Biontech vaccine, which is applied to our citizens within the vaccine program.
Those who have made an appointment for the second dose can be vaccinated on the day of the appointment, or they will be able to update their appointments in line with the new decision. This period will be taken into consideration for those who will make a new appointment. "