Argentine President Alberto Fernandez announced that his country will start, on Tuesday, the vaccination of its citizens against the emerging corona virus, using the Russian vaccine (Sputnik-V).
The American (CNN) channel reported today, Sunday, that Argentina received a shipment of 300 thousand doses of the (Sputnik-V) vaccine on December 24, and it will become the fourth country in Latin America after Mexico, Chile and Costa Rica to start vaccinating its citizens against the virus.
And Argentine Health Minister Guinness Gonzalez Garcia had said – via Twitter, on a short blog post – that the vaccination campaign would be implemented fairly throughout the country.
According to the vaccination plan to be followed by the Argentine government, health care workers and teachers will be among the first people to receive the vaccine, in addition to individuals at risk of serious diseases such as the elderly who are over the age of seventy .. The elderly in nursing homes will also have priority in The framework of the first phase of the vaccination campaign in Argentina.
It is noteworthy that Argentina has so far recorded a total of one million and 578 thousand and 267 cases of the emerging corona virus, and 42 thousand and 501 deaths related to the virus since the beginning of the pandemic; According to the Ministry of Health.
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