The Municipal Health Department of Rio de Janeiro (SMS) announced this Friday (16) that it will carry out a mass vaccination campaign against the Covid-19 in the community of Maré between the 29th of July and the 1st of August.div">>
Will be immunized all people over 18 who are registered in municipal health units in the community, it is expected that around 31 people will be vaccinated in the three days of the campaign.advertising
The municipal secretary of Health of Rio de Janeiro, Daniel Soranz, stated that the mass vaccination campaign is the result of research by Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), in partnership with SMS, local residents associations and civil society institution Redes da Maré.
“It is a great challenge, in which we are going to count on the support of around a thousand health professionals. A task force so that Maré can also be a case for evaluating the effectiveness of the vaccine”, said Soranz.div">>
Fiocruz's research aims to analyze the effects of vaccination on a large scale, as was done on the island of Paquetá, where the population over 18 years old was fully vaccinated on June 20 with the immunizing agent from AstraZeneca.
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The next step, in Paquetá, will take place on July 25, where adolescents between 12 and 17 years old will receive the first dose of the vaccine from Pfizer, the only one authorized by the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) for the age group so far.
The teenagers will receive the second dose of the immunizing agent on August 15th. After everyone is vaccinated, Fiocruz will, for a period not yet determined, the epidemiological follow-up of those immunized.
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Source : https://olhardigital.com.br/en/2021/07/16/coronavirus/rj-comunidade-da-mare-tera-vacinacao-em-massa-contra-covid-19/573