President Alberto Fernández led the first meeting of the Vaccination Committee in the Eva Perón Salon of Casa Rosada, to plan the logistics that will demand the distribution and application of the inoculations, which the national government hopes to start implementing the first fortnight of January. From this official meeting attended by Minister Ginéz García Gonzalez, Secretary of Access to Health, Carla Vizzotti, The Minister of Defense, Agustín Rossi, the Interior Minister, Eduardo De Pedro, and the Minister of Security, Sabina Frederic. They put on the table the measures to be implemented that will launch the «National Mass Vaccination Plan» to combat the covid-19 virus.
The Russian vaccine, called Sputnik V, is Fernandez’s main commitment to start the vaccination operation in the coming months. The president highlighted, this weekend, the efforts he took with the Russian government to acquire the drug developed by the Gamaleya Institute, which today reported a 95% effectiveness in immunization after 42 days of the first dose.
At the end of the meeting, Health Minister Ginéz González García announced the success of the committee and stated that the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine will begin to be applied from the first days of January.