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New batch of Pfizer arrives in Panama with 97,110 doses

New batch of Pfizer arrives in Panama with 97,110 doses

This week, second doses will be applied through the sweep strategy in circuits 4-1, 6-2, 6-3, 8-2, 8-3, 8-7,8-8, 8-9, 9 -2, 9-4 and 12-1.
Panama received this October 12 a new batch of the vaccine against covid-19 developed by the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer, with 97,110 doses.

This is the thirty-eighth batch of the Pfizer vaccine that arrives in Panama for the immunization process at the national level.

Not including this new shipment, Panama has received 7,696,830 doses of the vaccine against covid-19, indicated the Ministry of Health (Minsa).

This week, second doses will be applied through the sweep strategy in circuits 4-1, 6-2, 6-3, 8-2, 8-3, 8-7,8-8, 8-9, 9 -2, 9-4 and 12-1.

According to a report from the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) to date, in Panama there is 75% of the population with a complete immunization scheme against covid-19.

The EPI report details that 5,625,697 doses of the vaccine have been applied nationwide, of which 4,874,952 are from Pfizer and 750,745 from AstraZeneca.

The Minsa reiterated that people who are already vaccinated follow biosafety measures such as the use of a mask, face shield, alcoholic gel, hand washing and physical distancing.
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