Preparations for a Pfizer vaccination in 5 care centers

Kuwait News, May 3: Informed sources in the Ministry of Health confirmed that the ministry did not receive any notification regarding the arrival of the third batch of the Oxford vaccine until yesterday afternoon, indicating that the medical teams are preparing to start granting the Pfizer vaccine in 5 primary care centers late this week or early next, to ensure that pressure is relieved of the Kuwait Vaccination Center in the fairgrounds.

The sources pointed out that the “Musaed Al-Saleh centers in Al-Sha`ab, Al-Siddiq, Al-Masayel, Al-Naseem and Mutab Al-Shalahi in Seville” health centers will start receiving citizens and residents to give them the Pfizer vaccine, as soon as they are supplied with special refrigerators to store the vaccine at specific temperatures, days after the vaccination process stopped in the health centers. Due to the delay in the arrival of the third batch of the Oxford vaccine, due to the increased demand for companies and factories that produce the vaccine globally, and then the irregular arrival of the scheduled batches to the country according to the previous dates.

Also Read: Kuwait approves the return of Expatriates teachers who are stuck

Advertisement

The sources suggested also starting to give the second dose to people who received the first dose of the “Oxford” vaccine within days, especially after the ministry allocated part of the second batch of the vaccine to people who received the first doses since February 4, according to the medical recommendations in this regard, which It states that there should be a time difference of 90 days between the two doses.

She noted that the Ministry is awaiting the approval of the Audit Bureau to complete the contract with the “Moderna” company, to ensure the provision of one million doses of its vaccine in stages, at a cost of 12 million dinars, indicating that if its supply is approved, it will contribute to reaching community immunity within months. Low, with batches of Pfizer and Oxford vaccines.

SOURCE AL-QABAS

Advertisement

Adil Khan

Adil Khan writes about Kuwait National News for Mykuwaits, out of Kuwait. Adil Khan is a senior reporter for Mykuwaits.com and has frequently written about the latest developments in the State of Kuwait. Adil Khan is available on Facebook at the below link, Please send in your leads and tips.
View All Articles
%d bloggers like this: