Today, Tuesday, the vaccination plan is launched throughout the country. It will be simultaneously in all provinces and will be exclusively for health personnel. The first 300,000 doses of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V who arrived in Argentina on December 25. The second dose will be applied with the vaccine package that arrives in mid-January and that would consist of 5 million more doses.
The provinces received the doses on Sunday and Monday. The province of Buenos Aires received 123,000 doses; Santa Fe, 24.100; the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, 23100; Córdoba, 21.900; Tucuman, 11.500; Mendoza, 11.100; Between rivers, 10.100; Jump, 8300; Chaco, 7700; Currents, 6700; Santiago del Estero, 5900; Missions, 5200; San Juan, 4700; Jujuy, 4600; Black river, 4400; Neuquen, 3600; Formosa, 3400; saint Louis, 3300; Chubut, 3000; Catamarca, 2800; The Rioja, 2600; Santa Cruz, 2400; The Pampa, 2300 and Land of Fire, 1300.
In the province of Buenos Aires, the district with the most inhabitants in the country, Vaccination will begin in 110 hospitals in 89 municipalities. It is agreed that at 9 in the morning the first vaccination day will begin throughout the country. In most cities the vaccine has already been distributed and in others it will arrive tomorrow morning. The personnel of the public and private health system of the province who want to apply the vaccine must register on a web page where the government of Axel Kicillof to concentrate the vaccination shifts. The site is www.vacunatepba.gba.gob.ar.
Of the 135 municipalities that Buenos Aires has, the 89 where vaccination will begin are: Adolfo Alsina, González Chavez, Bahía Blanca, Coronel Dorrego, Coronel Pringles, Coronel Rosales, Coronel Suárez, Guaminí, Monte Hermoso, Tornquist, Tres Arroyos, Pehuajó, Tres Lomas, Carlos Casares, Carlos Tejedor, General Villegas, Hipólito Hirigoyen, 9 de Julio, Gerenal Arenales, Chacabuco, Florentino Ameghino, General Pinto, Junín, Leandro N. Alem, Baradero, Carmen de Areco, Colón, Pergamino, Rojas, Salto, San Nicolás, Escobar, José C. Paz, San Fernando, Tigre, Malvinas Argentinas, San Martín, Pilar, San Isidro and Vicente López.
Vaccinations will also begin in Zárate, Almirante Brown, Avellaneda, Berazategui, Esteban Echeverría, Ezeiza, Lanús, Lomas de Zamora, Quilmes, General Rodríguez, General Las Heras, Hurlingham, Luján, Merlo, Moreno, Morón, Tres de Febrero, General Alvarado, Mar del Plata, Partido de la Costa, Marchiquita, Necochea, Tandil, Benito Juárez, Bolívar, Las Flores, Olavarría, Tapalque, Alberti, Chivilcoy, Navarro, Lobos, Mercedes, Roque Pérezm Saladillo, May 25, Cañuelas, Castelli , Chascomús, San Vicente, Ensenada, General Paz, President Perón, Berisso, La Plata, Pila, Punta Indio, Tordillo and La Matanza.
“Vaccination is going to be a long process, which will begin by prioritizing the groups that are most exposed to the virus and the population at risk. Finally, we have a vaccine that will allow us to generate the necessary defenses to prevent infections, “he explained. Axel Kicillof in the prelude to the vaccination process and making a clear defense of the Russian vaccine, which to this day continues to have some questions.
The symbolic starting point will be in the San Martin Hospital, where a doctor, a nurse and a person who performs cleaning tasks will be vaccinated. They all carry out their work in intensive care, the place where critical care is performed, and health personnel have suffered enormous physical and mental wear and tear throughout the pandemic.
In the rest of the country, each district will have a town and a hospital where it will be vaccinated during the first day of the operation. In the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires will be vaccinated in the Hospital Argerich to intensive therapy teams; in Catamarca the vaccination will start in the hospital “Carlos Malbrán” and the first to receive the vaccine will be two intensive care doctors; in Chaco The start will be in the main hospitals of the covid-19 Corridor, which are: Julio C. Perrando and Pediatric Avelino Castelán de Resistencia, on June 4 of Sáenz Peña and the Bicentennial of Castelli.
In Chubut will be vaccinated in the Zonal Hospital of Trelew, where the first vaccinated will be an intensive care nurse. In Córdoba will start in the capital in the Córdoba Convention Center “Brigadier Juan Bautista Bustos” located in the Feriar property and the first to receive the vaccine will be public and private sector health personnel. In the interior, vaccination will be carried out in the 24 vaccination centers of the provincial hospitals.
In Currents vaccination will begin on Campaign Hospital Home School, located in the capital; in Between rivers will be in the Hospital San Martín of the city of Paraná, but it will also be vaccinated in Concordia, Gualeguaychú and Concepción del Uruguay; in Formosa the first stage will be in the General Vaccination of the Province, which is the one with the largest storage capacity to maintain the appropriate cold chain.
In Jujuy will be vaccinated in the Hospital Campaña de la Ciudad Cultural, in the Alto Padilla neighborhood of San Salvador de Jujuy; in The Pampa the first doses will be injected into the Vaccination of Public Assistance from the capital of the Pampas, with Governor Sergio Ziliotto as the first recipient and the head of intensive care at the Lucio Mola hospital; in The Rioja The intensive care personnel of the Capital hospitals will be vaccinated: Vera Barros, from Fatima and from Mother and Child.
In Mendoza will be vaccinated in the Hospital Lagomaggiore, of the capital city; in Missions at San Roque Hospital from the city of Oberá; in Neuquen at Ruca che stadium, where hospitals that have intensive care will be vaccinated first; in Black river the vaccine will be administered in 6 hospitals, which are the only ones with intensive therapies and cold chain capacity in the province. The application will be made in Viedma at Hospital Artémides Zatti; in Bariloche at Ramón Carrillo Hospital; in Cipoletti at Pedro Moguillansky Hospital; in General Roca, at López Lima Hospital; in Allen at Hospital Ernesto Accame and in Villa Regina, at Elías Smirnoff Hospital.
In Jump vaccination will begin in the San Bernardo Hospital from the provincial capital, while in San Juan the first vaccines will be put in the Estadio “Aldo Cantoni”; in saint Louis the main vaccination points in the province will be the Hospital “Madre Catalina” in Merlo, Hospital “Juan Domingo Perón” in Villa Mercedes, and in the capital city Hospital San Luis.
In Santa Cruz will be vaccinated in the Regional Hospital of Río Gallegosa Red Guard Doctors (emergencies) and in the following days the Russian vaccine will be used in Caleta Olivia and El Calafate; in Santa Fe capital, the first doses will be placed in Cullen Hospital, where medical therapists, kinesiologists, orderlies and nurses will be vaccinated. Meanwhile, Rosario will start in Centennial Hospital.
In Santiago del Estero the starting point will be at the Independence Hospital, located in the provincial capital, where the care of patients with covid-19 was concentrated throughout the pandemic, while in Tierra del Fuego the Regional hospitals of Ushuaia and Rio Grande will be the headquarters where the vaccination operation will begin
Finally, in Tucuman all health personnel in 14 hospitals will be vaccinated. The doses will begin to be applied at the headquarters of the Provincial Emergency Center 107; at Autovac Self-Vaccination Center; at Hospital Ángel Cruz Padilla; at Avellaneda Hospital; at Néstor Kirchner Day Hospital, at Children’s Hospital, and in the Institute of Maternity and Gynecology Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes.
In the interior of the province the centers will be the Gral. Lamadrid Hospital from Monteros; he Regional Hospital of Concepción; he Modular Hospital of Aguilares; he Modular Hospital of Banda del Río Salí; he Modular Hospital of Tafí Viejo and the Modular Hospital of Tafí del Valle.
The vaccination operation gets under way and becomes a huge logistical challenge for the government of Alberto Fernández, which opted to start vaccinating before the end of 2020 and after going back and forth due to the time the doses would arrive, managed to take the first step three days after the end of the year in which the coronavirus pandemic began.
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