Sweden to shorten interval between second and third Covid vaccine dose

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  • Sweden is to shorten the interval between people's second and third Covid-19 vaccine dose from six to five months.

  • Ronny Lestander, the vaccine coordinator in Region Västerbotten, told Swedish Radio Tuesday that the change would be formally announced on Thursday.

  • Lestander said his region is already booking booster appointments for those who had their second dose five months ago.

  • Update: The Public Health Agency confirmed Wednesday afternoon that the interval between dose two and dose three is to be cut to five months.