Johannesburg – The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority has approved a third dose for the Pfizer vaccine.
The booster shot will be administered to all over 18s that have received two doses of the Pfizer vaccine.
They will be eligible six months after the second dose.
People aged 12 and older with weak immune systems can take the dose of 28 days after the second dose.
SAHPRA initially approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine in March this year.