As is the case in the province of Buenos Aires, the City extended, in the last few hours, the call to apply the fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine in people over 18 years of age.
This, given that, until now, the second reinforcement It was only administered to patients over 50 years of age and to the population at risk, so that, from now on, the fourth dose It will be for all citizens.
The main condition to receive the fourth doseis that at least four months have passed since the last application, for which the City summons those who meet this condition to receive the biological.
As with the third dose and the initial schedule, The process is carried out with shifts, which are assigned by Whatsapp, email and text message. In addition, currently, the first reinforcement is applied to the age group between 11 and 17 years old.
The authorities decided to reinforce the vaccination campaign in the framework of the fourth wave of the coronavirus, which has apparently been caused by the Ómicron subvariant: BA.2.
For this reason, in addition to going to get vaccinated, the Ministry of Health recommends using the mask permanently, especially in closed spaces, which must also remain ventilated.
Source: (Ministry of Health)
Likewise, it is suggested to maintain frequent hand washing and isolate yourself voluntarily in case of being a positive case or presenting symptoms, such as fever, general malaise, muscle pain, cough, among others.
How is vaccination progressing in the country?
According to the latest report from the Ministry of Health, published on May 22, to date 101,147,280 vaccines had been administered in the territoryof which 37,405,047 correspond to complete schemes.
Likewise, 19,953,595 doses of reinforcementthat is, third and fourth doseso they invite citizens with a complete regimen to strengthen their immune system with a new dose of the biological.