Starting tomorrow, more than 68 thousand people in Junín will receive the fourth dose

Starting tomorrow, more than 68 thousand people in Junín will receive the fourth dose

The Junín region has 84,000 vaccines that arrived in the last batch received and a target population to be immunized of 68,000 people, who will receive the against COVID-19. “200 vaccination brigades have been deployed at the regional level, to continue protecting our population,” said regional governor Fernando Orihuela. He remarked that tomorrow, April 18, the health sector will begin the respective vaccination.

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A total of 56,784 adults over 70 years of age, 11,733 health professionals and 125 people over 18 years of age who have immunodepression diseases will be protected against COVID-19. The vaccine applied for this fourth dose is the Moderna (mRNA-1237), which must be applied 5 months after the third dose.

According to the Ministry of Health (Minsa) the Moderna vaccine has 94.1% efficacy, and can be stored for 30 days at temperatures of 2 to 8 °C or for 4 months at -20 °C.

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Specify that in the region 72.93% of people over 70 to 79 years of age have three doses; and 61.06% of those over 80 years of age and older have all three doses. Likewise, according to the distribution table, Huancayo and Concepción receive 30,000 vaccines, 3,000 Chupaca, 6,000 Jauja, 6,000 Tarma, 4,000 Chanchamayo, 2,500 Pichanaqui, 15,000 Satipo, 2,000 to Pangoa, 2,000 to Junin. To the Demarini Caro hospital 4 thousand, to the Carrión hospital 1,200, to the El Carmen hospital 700 and 8400 for the warehouse.

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