The fifth dose of the Covid-19 vaccine is now available in the province of Buenos Aires

The government of the province of Buenos Aires announced that people over 50 years of age who received the Sinopharm vaccine as the first two doses and those immunocompromised people over 12 years of age can now apply the fifth dose of the vaccine against the coronavirus. From the provincial authorities stressed that to receive the fifth vaccine it is necessary that four months have passed since the application of the last dose. Also, due to a 24% increase in cases for the third consecutive week, it was recommended that all people over the age of 18 maintain the complete vaccination schedule.

Strengthening our vaccination schedules #Covid remains critical to taking care of ourselves! If 4 months have passed since the last application you have to vaccinate with the fourth or fifth dose as appropriate, freely and federally. See — SaludBAP (@SaludBAP)
July 19, 2022

At this time, the province of Buenos Aires has all doses available for all age groups, which allows you to approach any vaccination point without a previous shift. In relation to childhood, children over 3 years of age should have the first and second doses of the vaccine. As for those over 5 years of age, since May the third dose is already available. If minors are protected, face-to-face attendance in schools can be maintained after the winter break.

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