The Ministry of Health is working on an annual vaccination for 2023 and it will be with a bifurcated structure, the original version, that of Wuhan, and Omicron. These new biologics will arrive in Paraguay in the first or second week of January and vaccination will begin.
Meanwhile, the health portfolio urges people to regularize their vaccination schedule, especially those traveling abroad for holidays this summer. From the health portfolio, he urges people to take care of their health and not get exposed to diseases.
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According to the Ministry of Public Health, with the recent increase in cases of respiratory symptoms in the country and the onset of summer season, the recommendation to complete the vaccination dose has been increased mainly against COVID-19.
From the Expanded Immunization Program (PAI) they recommend taking necessary precautions, keeping in mind that social contact increases at this time and people are comfortable with the recommendations that can avoid infection with respiratory symptoms.
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According to the most recent epidemiological update, there are more than 2,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 60% are reinfected people. In addition more than 200 are hospitalized for respiratory symptoms and the number of people hospitalized in intensive care units has increased.
For citizens wishing to travel abroad during the summer season, the recommendations of the PAI Director are to keep the Digital Vaccination Certificate or Digital COVID-19 Vaccination Card up to date and always have a physical copy on hand, regardless of the country with the greatest frequency of travelers It is not necessarily required with In addition, it is necessary to complete the vaccination plan two weeks before going on a trip.
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