The municipalities are working to organize the mass vaccination program that starts on Wednesday, February 3, and will begin in the first instance for people over 90 years of age.
This Sunday a shipment with 1.9 million doses of the CoronaVac vaccine arrived in Chile. The shipment, coming from the Sinovac laboratory, is added to the almost 4 million injections that are expected to start the mass vaccination plan against COVID-19.
“We have been vaccinated 56 thousand people with the Pfizer vaccine, but this will allow us to begin this process of mass vaccination in the population”Said the Undersecretary of Health, Paula Daza. In addition, he added that during this month they are expected to receive 10 million vaccines from the Sinovac laboratory, with which they hope to vaccinate 5 million people during the first quarter of 2021.
The Undersecretary of Assistance Networks, Alberto Dougnac, He appreciated that the Ministry of Health, through the Institute of Public Health (ISP), has authorized the use of this vaccine for the elderly in our country. “This vaccination process, with these almost 4 million doses that we have in the country, began a couple of days ago with the arrival of the first shipment and yesterday with its distribution nationwide,” Doungac emphasized.
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In this sense, the head of Assistance Networks assured that the objective is to reach all risk groups, particularly all people over 60 years of age. «This is going to be a great light of hope, because we will probably decrease in the coming weeks the requirement for intensive care beds., of patients connected to mechanical ventilation and the risk of dying from this disease ”he concluded.
For their part, the municipalities work to organize the mass vaccination program that starts on Wednesday, February 3, and will begin in the first instance for people over 90 years of age.
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