After arrival The second round of Sputnik V vaccinesCounty government Continue to apply doses to health system personnel. This schedule is now considering vaccinating those who are They work in private healthTo whom are “reserves to boot,” even before reinforcements arrive.
This Thursday, the Ministry of Health waited, between 7 and 11, for the arrival About 5,500 Russian doses of vaccines. With them , 11,000 Initially the nation awarded him to Mendoza.
It is important to clarify these dosages It will not apply to those who have already obtained one between the end of December and the beginning of January. These people have to wait at least 21 days after receiving their first one. Although it has not been decided exactly who will arrive in the second batch, the idea is Extending beyond treatments and guards in public hospitals, Which were the priority sectors in the beginning, where they were the most sensitive.
In addition, Iris Aguilar, head of the county immunization departmentIt was announced that the vaccine will start arriving in private institutions next Thursday. “We have the reserves to actually start in the private sector, but they need to send the lists of employees who will receive them.”Aguilar explains.
These lists will be completed today. Special records should exclude people who work in public hospitals (who can receive vaccinations in those institutions) and who suffer from comorbidities. Of course also for those who do not want to wear it because the application “my choice“.
With regard to public hospitals, the Ministry of Health indicated that We just finished distributing. In other words, the Russian vaccine is already available in hospitals like the one at Uspallata and LavalleWho arrived on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, the total number of people vaccinated in Mendoza increased More than 1100. who are they, 37 he had reactions. “All of these cases were mild to moderate, and it is expected that this type of vaccination will take place,” the minister said. Ana Mara Nadal.
Among these mild reactions appear “Local pain, fever and muscle aches”, The official commented.
Argentina received 300,000 doses of the Russian vaccine. With the shipment arriving on Thursday in Mendoza and many cities of the country, Delivery of the first 150 thousand.
The next installment will be “Second dose For those who have already acquired the first one.