The Minister of Health, Carla Vizzotti, confirmed that this Friday at 8 will arrive at the Ezeiza Airport the first delivery of 2.7 million pediatric coronavirus vaccines from the modern laboratory to start immunization to boys and girls between six months and 3 years old, and to apply the booster to the population aged 3 and 4 years who received Sinopharm’s vaccines.
“Argentina becomes one of the first countries in the world to incorporate this age group into the vaccination strategy against Covid-19 “they assured in a statement released by the Health portfolio.
With the arrival of these doses, Argentina will begin vaccination against Covid-19 in girls and boys from 6 months of age and up to 3 years of age, they detailed.
In addition, they may also be used for the start or the reinforcement application in the pediatric population 3 and 4 years old who received the Sinopharm vaccines, they added.
After the arrival of the flight this Friday, Vizzotti will give a press conference to the media present in Ezeiza.
This Wednesday, after the cabinet meeting headed by Juan Manzur, the minister explained that “immediately” work will be done with the 24 jurisdictions to start the distribution of that batch of vaccinesto then start the immunization program based on the plans of each province.