The Minister of Health announced that priority will be given to residents between the ages of 50 and 59 in the third phase
In developing the usual program Prevention and action Health Minister Fernando Ruiz announced changes to the national vaccination plan against Covid-19 in the second and third stages, explaining that no one will be excluded from it, except that according to scientific evidence and the dynamics of the virus. You will be given adjustments.
The official explained that through the advisory committee’s analysis, it was decided to integrate residents between the ages of 50 and 59 in the third phase of the plan. “This has a very important reason. At this point, we have people with comorbidities and it has been found that those with comorbidities are over the age of 50, roughly 80% of this group,” he explained.
Patients who suffer Heart failure, Down syndrome, and schizophrenia And people under the age of 60 intellectual disability.
The second phase of the plan will include the following adjustments: Preserving populations that have already been prioritized and bringing human talent for health care to patients in a space other than that. IPS, As well as those who make patient visits, logistical support personnel for health service providers, who do field work in health and human talent in health from cooperating agencies.
Likewise, there were also modifications to the fifth stage of the National vaccination planAmong them are people between the ages of 16 and 49 without comorbidities. In this regard, priority will be given to pregnant women “according to the scientific evidence provided and the concept presented by Invima in this regard”.
The Ministry of Health received about 70 requests from citizens and associations related to the vaccination process, as it was required to give priority to specific sectors of society. Each of these tips was studied by the advisory committee.