The Russian Ministry of Health authorized this Saturday the vaccination against the coronavirus for those over 60 years of age with the immunizing Sputnik V, whose effectiveness for said age group was ratified by the Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology Nikolai Gamaleya.
“The Ministry of Health approved changes in the instructions for use of the drug. The Sputnik V vaccine has been approved for all people over 18 years of age. Thus, citizens over 60 years of age may also be vaccinated against the coronavirus”, said the head of Health, Mijail Murashko, to the public channel Russia 24.
In this context, Cafiero celebrated the arrival of the first doses of the Sputnik V vaccine to Argentina. “The vast majority of Argentines are happy with the arrival of the vaccine. It represents the hope and expectation of being able to envision that the page is going to turn at some point, and that the vaccination campaign will become flesh “, said in dialogue with the radio program “Llegó el Sábado”, which leads Pablo Ladaga by Radio 10.
Cafiero recalled that President Fernández and the governors organized the vaccination mega-campaign throughout the country. “The distribution begins and they will define the days for the campaign to start”, said.
“The campaign is very important, they are vaccines that the national State bought, they are free for all provinces. We have to claim what we Argentines are. We have a huge territory and a strength of solidarity, “the official stressed.
Also, Cafiero highlighted the number of volunteers to apply the vaccines and the logistical support that the armed forces will provide. “No one is saved from this alone, and as the president says, we need everyone to get ahead, without pettiness”, he remarked.
Finally, for next year he asked as a goal to vaccinate all Argentines, to recover the economy and work, and to reduce poverty. “If I have to toast, I toast to that”, concluded.