A batch of vaccines against Covid-19 has arrived at Mariscal Sucre Airport in Quito. Photo: Twitter Ministry of Health
Ecuador This is May 17, 2022 a New donations From 2.5 million doses From Vaccine Against him Covid-19 From the Chinese government.
According to the Ministry of Health, vaccination will be intensified with the receipt of Sinovac dose, especially Risky population Y. Priority Over 50 years of age, immunosuppression, chronic disease, catastrophic, among others.
This population can now access Second booster dose Four months after the last administration.
The Vice President was present at the delivery event on the morning of May 17 at Mariscal Sucre Airport in Quito. Alfredo Borero; Foreign Minister, Juan Carlos Holguin; Miguel Morera, Vice Minister of Comprehensive Health Care and Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Chen Goiu.
Thanks to the people of China, we have received a new grant for 2.5 million doses of vaccine. # COVID-19 Sinovak.
With this new batch, immunization will be strengthened, especially among the weaker and privileged population. # Together we meet pic.twitter.com/rkd9BA9SmL
– Ministry of Public Health (Salud_Ec) May 17, 2022
Vaccination and reactivation
In his speech, Gouyou mentioned that the grant shows that The Chinese government Ecuador’s strategic partner.
For his part, Secretary Holguin reiterated that the biological supply is a symbol of the high level. Friendship Between the two countries and allowed its use Removal of limitations To promote Reactivation Economic and social.
He raised the issue with the Vice Minister for Integrated Health Care Immunization plans, To which a recent grant has been added, Ecuador maintains a Positivity Average 5% and The hospital They are working normally now.
The sinovac pharmaceutical It is the largest supplier of vaccine against Kovid-19 in the country. According to the Ministry of Health, since 2021, the Chinese company has distributed 21.7 million (52.6%) between acquisitions and donations. The rest are compatible with Pfizer (27.3%), AstraZeneca (18%) and CanSino (1.9%).
In total, the country has established 34.5 million From Vaccine Against disease.