The National Ministry of Health is calling on a group of 10 million Argentines to be re-vaccinated against the coronavirus and prevent more attacks.
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In a statement, the health portfolio began by writing: “The Ministry of Health of the Nation calls on the entire population to apply booster doses against COVID-19.”
He then elaborated: “Especially among people aged 50 and over, who are at greater risk of developing severe forms of the disease (…) 10,467,954 people within this age group did not receive a booster dose in the last 6 months.”
Coronavirus: who is part of the group of 10 million Argentines who should be vaccinated
In turn, the national Ministry of Health argues in the document the importance of vaccination: “Beyond the fact that people can rely on the complete primary regimen, the strategy of strengthening vaccines against COVID-19 is important to maintain the protection.” to prevent complications, hospitalization and death from this disease. “
Vulnerable groups urged to get a new dose against the coronavirus are individuals over 50 years of age, pregnant women and people with health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease , cancer, respiratory conditions and obesity.
As well as those under 50 with health problems, including medical staff and other strategic roles.
What the WHO says about the coronavirus
For its part, the World Health Organization (WHO) emphasizes that vaccination and the use of boosters continue to be important to deal with new outbreaks of the coronavirus, especially among risk groups.
This information was disseminated after a seminar held recently, where they pointed out that although the surveillance of the virus worldwide has decreased, there is still circulation and an increase in cases, particularly in the regions of America and Asia.