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Vaccination against COVID-19 begins for people over 40 years old in the 8-8 circuit

Vaccination against COVID-19 begins for people over 40 years old in the 8-8 circuit

The application of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to people over 40 years old in the 8-8 circuit will be specifically in San Francisco and Juan Díaz.
As of this July 5, the Ministry of Health (Minsa) of Panama began with the application of the vaccine against COVID-19 from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer to people over 40 years old in the 8-8 circuit.

The application of the first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 in the San Francisco district began this Monday at the Belisario Porras School and the Isabel Herrera Obaldia Professional School, where 40 thousand doses have been assigned.

In Juan Díaz it will begin next Monday, July 12 at the Elena Ch. De Pinate School.

After Juan Díaz, this vaccination journey with Pfizer for people over 40 will be extended to Don Bosco, Parque Lefevre and Río Abajo.

Authorities hope to be able to cover more circuits in the coming weeks.

To date, Panama has applied more than 1.5 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, of which more than 1.2 million have been from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer and more than 377 thousand from AstraZeneca.

The health authorities reiterate to the people who will receive the vaccine that they should have breakfast or lunch according to the schedule of their appointment, take their medications, hydrate themselves, wear loose clothing and keep biosecurity measures.

They also ask the population not to lower their guard and to continue to comply with biosafety measures such as hand washing, physical distancing, use of a mask and alcoholic gel, as well as a facial screen, despite being inoculated.
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