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Those vaccinated with AstraZeneca a month ago, can now go for their second dose

Those vaccinated with AstraZeneca a month ago, can now go for their second dose

The regional head of the Panama Expanded Immunization Program (PAI), Lidia Moreno pointed out that those immunized should only carry their vaccination card.
The regional head of the Panama Expanded Immunization Program (PAI), Lidia Moreno announced that those people who have already been vaccinated with the dose of AstraZeneca, can attend for their second dose.

The nurse made the call to the population from the vaccination center located in the Los Andes N ° 2 school center, in San Miguelito, where she urged the population to attend taking only their card and having a month from the placement of their first COVID-19 vaccine. In this center the vaccination will continue this Tuesday, July 20, from 7:00 a.m.

"At the beginning we were setting appointments for September, three months or 12 weeks, but the last information that the Ministry of Health gave us is that we place the vaccine, the second dose, at four weeks, that is, a month. That's why it is We therefore think that our population, as it is not totally clear about the change that has occurred then, has not been able to come to be vaccinated here in the district of San Miguelito, "said nurse Moreno.

It should be remembered that in Panama vaccination with AstraZeneca is given voluntarily for men and women over 30 years of age.

The regional chief stressed that the start of vaccination for those over 40 years old in San Miguelito is tentatively scheduled for July 28.
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