A fourth shot of the COVID-19 Sinopharm vaccine will not provide any additional protection against the disease, according to a study from the Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou released earlier this week.
When over 78% of Argentines have already taken at least two doses of COVID-19 vaccine and 33% have even received a booster shot, health authorities nationwide are planning who will need yet another injection against the pandemic disease, it was reported Monday.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández and directors of the Chinese laboratory which produces the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine met Friday in Berlin in another stop of the head of state's tour.
Health Ministers of jurisdictions other than the federal government have lined up together behind their national colleague Carla Vizzotti after the latter was accused of lying when she recommended vaccinating children aged 3 to 11 with Sinopharm.
Argentina will start on October 12 vaccinating children aged between 3 and 11 who have other underlying conditions against COVID-19. Local health authorities have chosen the Sinopharm drug for the campaign.
Argentine Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Friday announced the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine had been approved for use on children aged 3 to 11.
The Minister of Health of the Argentine province of Buenos Aires Sunday said other anticovid-19 vaccines were understudy to be used on children aged 3 to 18 in addition to the Pfizer drug.
Argentina has received 904,000 doses of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine in its first delivery from the Chinese drugmaker, the government said on Thursday, which should help the country accelerate its inoculation program.
ANMAT, Argentina’s drug regulator has authorized the emergency use of Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine ahead of an expected delivery of 1 million doses of the Chinese-made jab.
Peruvian interim president announced Monday night that 487 officials took part in the so-called vacunagate by taking advantage of their privileged positions to secretly receive early inoculations of a Chinese coronavirus vaccine that the government then bought for doctors and other health workers battling the pandemic. The list includes the former ministers of foreign affairs and health and the former president.