The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority approved the request that was made by Pfizer to administer booster shots in order to increase the effectiveness of the evaccine .
Pfizer had submitted its application on the 17th of November , and the health regulator took its time to study the data that had been provided .
WHEN WILL PEOPLE BE ABLE TO GET THE THIRD BOOSTER SHOTS?
Since Pfizer has been given the green light to administer booster shots , people may be wondering when they will be getting the boster vaccines .
Those above the age of 18 may receive booster shots after being fully vaccinated . However , they can only get the booster shots six months after they have received the second shot .
Those members of the public who are 12 years and below , plus having underlying conditions are eligible to receive the booster shots 28 days after receiving the second shot .
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