Attention: from this Friday in Medellín no booster doses of the COVID vaccine will be applied | Antioch

The Medellín Health Secretariat indicated that, given the lack of doses, From this Friday, January 21, the reinforcements of the vaccine against COVID -19 at any of the enabled points.

This decision will be maintained until more vaccines arrive in the city that can be used in said immunization phase.

According to the Undersecretary of Public Health of Medellín, Milena Lopera, they are aware of receiving new doses from the national and departmental government.

“It is important that you please inform your loved ones that all people who have completed four months from their last dose will not be able to be vaccinated for now, we are doing the necessary administrative procedures,” added Lopera.

The official added that they have 111,093 doses from different laboratories, but these can only be used for first doses (42,771) and second doses (68,771).

Likewise, these available vaccines will be prioritized for minors between 3 and 17 years of age, pregnant women or who do not pass the 40th week postpartum as well as those who are pending completion of schemes.

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