The City of Rio resumed this Wednesday (8) the vaccination of teenagers against covid-19, right after the September 7 holiday. On Independence Day, the immunization posts were closed.
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With the arrival of 35,832 doses from Pfizer for first doses last Monday (6), the City intends to start the application of the vaccine in the 15-year-old public. Girls of age will have two days to get vaccinated, this Wednesday (8) and Thursday (9). On Friday (10) it will be the turn of the 15-year-old boys to go to the posts for immunization.
Between Wednesday and Friday, people scheduled to take the second dose will also be attended at the vaccination points, in addition to pregnant women, postpartum women, lactating women and people with disabilities (PwD) from 12 years old, in addition to those aged 25 or over for some reason they haven’t been vaccinated yet.
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The continuity of the calendar for other age groups will be announced when the municipality receives more doses from the Ministry of Health.
Last Monday, despite the optional point, the vaccination posts were open from 8 am to 5 pm, for the second dose and recap. Over the course of the day, 48,909 doses were administered across the city.
Source: BoF Rio de Janeiro
Edition: Eduardo Miranda