07/18/2021 12:12 PM
Updated 07/18/2021 12:12 PM
The Minister of Health, Carla Vizzotti, said that due to the progress in the immunization campaign against the coronavirus and the arrival of vaccines to the country -which will reach a stock of 40,000.00 doses- she expects a horizon with "more relief" from Argentina past winter and the impact of the second wave.
Spring is going to be with much more relief
than many people would have thought at this time," he said in a dialogue with Radio Diez.
However, he stressed that
should also continue to be taken into account
The minister's words are in line with the statements of Alberto Fernández, who a few days ago said: "Let's get ready to enjoy a beautiful spring."
The hopeful phrase aimed to highlight the purchase of vaccines against covid-19 and the advancement of vaccination in the population.
For this reason, Vizzotti explained that in the coming days 778.00 doses from China will be arriving at Ezeiza (they will arrive on Monday afternoon) and 1,350.00 from the bilateral agreement with Astrazeneca that will increase the current stock of 37,000,000.
At the same time, he maintained that the vaccination campaign for people over 18 years of age in most provinces and with the "priority" of completing the schemes is "something that will give us
a more relieved spring
, but not without care."
The Government plans to reach a stock of 40 million doses of vaccines against the coronavirus in the next shipments.
The minister asked to value the "virtuous circle" that exists in Argentina with the advance of inoculation.
And he highlighted "the number of doses" that are arriving, which allow people to expand vaccination.
"Not only that they arrive but also when they arrive they are applied very quickly and that has a very important impact," he said.
While he reminded society that after receiving the first dose, until completing the scheme and then completely,
"continue with the care
" so that the cases, hospitalizations and deaths from the virus, which days ago surpassed the 100,000 barrier, continue to decrease.
After the donation of Moderna vaccines by the United States, a total of 3.5 million doses of the anticovid-19 vaccine from the American laboratory, the official spoke of the advancement of the approval and the possibility that they can be implemented in adolescents aged 12 to 17 years with comorbidities.
did leave it tied to FDA approval though
This imminent FDA approval would allow progress in the authorization at the local level of pediatric vaccination and would determine if the first doses that are arriving are destined for children or are added to the distribution of the rest of the vaccines.
Football and shows with public
Vizzotti also referred to the possibility of the public's return to the soccer fields and to various shows and cultural events, although he said that
"it is too early to say a date
We have the expectation that this can really happen with vaccination
, with the decrease in cases, gradually, evaluating the risks, monitoring how it is going," he said.
The Health Minister said that for this she is working with her counterparts in Tourism and Sports, Matías Lammens, in Culture, Tristán Bauer, with the coordination of the Chief of Staff, Santiago Cafiero, "to be able to generate a medium and long-term plan" .
"We have the expectation already with the advancement of the vaccination campaign and with the confidence of the population and adherence," he insisted.
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