The Malta Independent 2 December 2023, Saturday
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Public to be offered Covid-19 booster jab as from 9 October

Wednesday, 27 September 2023, 10:06 Last update: about 3 months ago

Health Minister Chris Fearne said that the flu vaccination and COVID-19 booster schedule will commence on 9 October, 2023.

Speaking to the media, he explained that the vaccination schedule for both influenza and COVID-19 is adapted to the prevalent virus variant during the season.

Fearne said that during the first week of the vaccination programme, eligibility will include individuals aged 55 and above, those with chronic conditions, pregnant women, individuals residing in institutions, and healthcare workers.


The vaccination programme will be rolled out from 16 October to the entire population through Health Centres, without the need for appointments and from community clinics, according to the schedule published on health department social media sites.

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