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Coronavirus in Argentina: all pregnant women will have priority to receive the vaccine

2021-06-18T09:38:35.737Z

It was announced by Minister Carla Vizzotti. Until now they were only immunized if they had some risk factor. They must have the indication of your doctor.



06/15/2021 2:36 PM

  • Clarín.com

  • Society

Updated 06/15/2021 2:47 PM

The Federal Health Council (COFESA) agreed on Tuesday that all

pregnant women

have priority to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.

This was announced by the Minister of Health, Carla Vizzotti, at a press conference held at the Kirchner Cultural Center.

Until now, they were only immunized if they had any comorbidity.

Now access will be to vaccines will be for all pregnant women.

For that, they must have

the indication of their treating doctor

.

"We have just agreed to move forward with the vaccination of pregnant people,

with individual indication

. Vaccination of pregnant women with risk conditions was already in force. In the context of the evidence of vaccine safety, pregnant women are incorporated with an evaluation by their doctor trafficker ", detailed Vizzotti.

The official explained that 85% of those over 80 have received at least one dose, the same as 57% of people between 50 and 55 years old.

And he highlighted: "We are seeing that

4 out of 10 people over 18 years of age

have also started their vaccination scheme."

Regarding the challenges in relation to the Strategic Plan, the vaccination of

all the people of the Security Forces and the

national

Armed Forces

in the provinces

was analyzed and committed

.

He also pointed out that the meeting talked about advancing the commitment with international carriers.

"

30 percent

have already been vaccinated

, we are committed to accelerating this vaccination, also of crew members from the international maritime area," he said.

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Source: clarin

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