Vaccine Over 40 Years: Coronavirus: Initiates Scheduling For Vaccination In Over 40 Years | Health

Within the framework of the Unified Command Post number 90, led by the Ministry of Health, the entity confirmed that starting tomorrow, Saturday, July 3, the scheduling for vaccination against COVID-19 of the population between 40 and 44 years of age will begin. age, thus advancing in the immunization of those who are part of the fourth stage of the National Vaccination Plan.

“This scheduling will surely continue throughout the next week and according to the results we will see that new measures are implemented. So for this scheduling we ask the Health Secretariats to be more agile in delivering vaccines to the EPS and IPS, because if problems arise with this process, we will also have problems in the vaccination of those between 45 and 49 years of age, ”said the Minister of Health, Fernando Ruíz.

The minister also insisted that efforts should continue to be made to vaccinate the population over 50 years of age, which is the most vulnerable to the virus and that, as has been evidenced in the groups over 70 and 80 years of age, in addition of human talent in health, the first priority groups in the National Vaccination Plan against COVID-19, immunization has reduced the risk of contagion of the virus.