The AstraZeneca vaccine doses donated by Panama will be distributed in countries of the region, through PAHO.
This Thursday, October 14, Resolution 113 was promulgated in the Official Gazette, which recommends the donation of vaccines
-19, in favor of Central American and Caribbean countries, as solidarity and humanitarian support.
This recommendation, made by the Council of Operation Panavac-19, is taken considering that in Panama, according to the Ministry of Health (Minsa
), 75.8% of the population that can be vaccinated has been inoculated with two doses; 4,899,314 correspond to doses of the Pfizer vaccine
and 752,699 from AstraZeneca
In addition, 4,909 of third doses have been applied to immunosuppressed patients; and 11,813 are third booster doses.
The booster doses will be applied to all citizens of the country who have received two doses of the anticovid vaccine