Booster dose prevented spread of Omicron

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He said that the Omicron variant is becoming a serious threat in the United States and European countries and that such a situation did not arise in Sri Lanka due to the third dose of booster dose being given three months after the second dose of COVID vaccine in Sri Lanka.

The Minister of State said that the spread of the corona virus in Sri Lanka largely has been curtailed due to the decision taken by the government to provide Pfizer vaccine as the third dose at a time when many raised issues over it. He was speaking to the media in Anuradhapura yesterday.