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A new batch with 70,200 doses of Pfizer / BioNtech vaccines arrives in Panama

05 May 2021
A new batch with 70,200 doses of Pfizer / BioNtech vaccines arrives in Panama

A new batch of Pfizer/BioNtech anticovid vaccines, consisting of 70,200 doses, arrived on Tuesday, May 4 at Tocumen International Airport, in Panama City.

This is the 13th shipment of this pharmaceutical that arrives at Panama to continue vaccination.
With the arrival of the thirteenth batch of vaccines of Operation PanavaC19 it is resumed this Wednesday 5 May, the actions with the application of the second dose in circuits 8-1 and 8-10; similarly, the second vaccination for teachers and pregnant women in circuit 8-6 (San Miguelito).
According to the Ministry of Health, the 8-1 circuit includes Arraiján; and the 8-10 includes the corregimientos of: December 24, Las Garzas, Las Mañanitas,
Pacora, Pedregal, San Martin and Tocumen, will receive the second dose to complete the immunization process.
With this new shipment of 70,200 doses of covid-19 vaccines, by part of Pfizer, the country has received, to date 837,580 since the past month of January. "Every time a batch of vaccines arrives in the country, it translates into more hopes, immunized people and this helps us to continue promoting the strategy of continued vaccination," said Israel Cedeño director of the Metropolitan Health Region who received this batch of vaccines from the el National Government.

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