The Minister of Health confirms that upon the arrival of large shipments of vaccines to the Dominican Republic, “the process will be open.”
The Minister of Public Health, Daniel Rivera, confirmed, on Monday, that the President of the Republic, Louis Abenader, and Vice President Raquel Peña, want the large materials from Pfizer and AstraZeneca to arrive immediately, Vaccination is open as if it were an election day, provided that “the whole country will benefit from vaccination at the same time.”
He announced that “when the large batch of expected vaccines arrives in the country, the large vaccination will be with open logistics, where the process will be expanded.”
Rivera reported that, So far, 675,000 Dominicans have been vaccinated. While the vaccination day continues more restrictively to ensure a second dose for everyone who corresponds to March 24th.
In the interview for the program The Despitador, He emphasized that the Dominican Republic is the second fastest country to vaccinate its population, with about 85,000 people being vaccinated daily.
On the other hand, he explained that the Coffeeshield vaccine from the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, which is being applied in the country “is not the same as the one being questioned in Europe for adverse reactions.”
“Here we are inoculating with Cofishield, which is manufactured in India,” Rivera said.
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– Public Health (SaludPublicaRD)
March 15, 2021