It’s about laboratory biologics modern containing two different types of antigens; one of the original Wuhan COVID-19 strain and another of the Omicron variantcurrently with greater circulation.
This bivalent updated dose It will only be applied once a year. and will form part of the EPI National Immunization Program.
All People 18 years of age and older may have access to the updated bivalent dose. Pregnant women aged 18 and over, from 12 weeks of gestation, may receive the vaccine, with a medical indication, through a medical certificate signed and sealed by the professional.
The vaccination interval is 4 months after completing the primary schedule (1st and 2nd dose) or 6 months after the last booster dose (3rd or 4th dose)regardless of the platform you have received.
The vaccines will be available in the vaccination centers authorized by the Ministry of Health, the list with the established schedules can be found at www.vacunate.gov.py
It should be remembered that vaccines against Covid-19 help protect against the disease, from hospitalization and prevent possible cases that lead to death.
In Latin America, Paraguay, together with Chile; They are the first countries to include bivalent vaccination. This vaccine has already been applied since the last quarter of 2022 in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Spain, Germany, Italy, Japan, among other countries.
In case of doubts or queries, citizens can call line 138 for free, to obtain more information about vaccination. The service is available from Monday to Friday, from 07:00 to 18:00, and on Saturdays, from 07:00 to 12:00. It can be accessed from any telephone, low line or cell phone, throughout the national territory. Or visit the following link www.vacunate.gov.py
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