Can I be vaccinated against covid-19 with doses from different manufacturers?

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Cases of thrombosis linked to AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine have led Germany to announce that the vaccination guidelines of the citizens who received a first dose of this manufacturer will be completed with vaccines from other laboratories. This decision has opened the debate about the possibility to follow the same strategy to advance in the immunisation of populations. Although so far no regulatory agency of medications in the world has approved a combination of doses because there are no available data supporting its efficacy and safety and, consequently, it is indicated that the vaccination guideline must be completed with doses from the same pharmaceutical company, the first studies point into the direction that this is effective.

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