This is the thirty-seventh shipment of the Pfizer vaccine that Panama receives to reinforce its immunization strategy against covid-19 at the national level.
This Tuesday, October 5, a new batch of the vaccine
-19 from the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer
with 97,110 doses of the preparation arrived in Panama.
This is the thirty-seventh shipment that the country receives to reinforce its immunization strategy against covid
-19 at the national level.
According to the latest report from the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), 74% of the population in Panama has complied with the complete immunization schedule.
The EPI report also indicates that 5,567,463 anticovid vaccines
have been applied to date in Panama, of which 4,818,084 doses of Pfizer
and 749,379 of AstraZeneca
have been placed.
This week they will be applying second doses from the age of 12 in circuits 4-2, 4-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-2, 8-8, 8-10, 10-1 and 10-2.
On the other hand, the Ministry of Health (Minsa
) recalled that any person who is already vaccinated must continue to use a mask and face shield, alcoholic gel, hand washing and maintain physical distance.