Covid-19 booster jab

In the 12th update of 18th October 2021 the STIKO of Robert-Koch institute recommends the booster jab by a mRNA-vaccine (Biontec or Moderna) for persons of 70 years of age or older and certain people at risk. This should be applied 6 months after the 2nd jab for:

  • residents of care homes, also those who are younger than 70 years,
  • nursing and other staffs who have immediate contact to people to care for,
  • employees of medical facilities with direct contact to patients,
  • individuals with severe immune deficiency the covid booster jab is applicable from the age of 12 years and above resp. 4 weeks after the 2nd jab.