Novo Hamburgo receives 2,660 doses of the vaccine from India – Coronavirus Special

Novo Hamburgo receives 2,660 doses of the vaccine from India - Coronavirus Special

Novo Hamburgo received the vaccine’s second consignment against the new Coronavirus, early Tuesday (26). A total of 2,660 doses are part of a loading of 116 thousand vaccines in partnership with AstraZeneca, developed by the University of Oxford, which arrived in Rio Grande do Sul last Sunday. With the new shipment, the municipality receives a total of 5,616 doses.

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According to the technical manager of the Novo Hamburgo vaccination area, a meeting between Edson Luis da Silva, coordinators and Health Secretary Nasom Luciano, will be held to define the new vaccination moment, which should only occur at the end of applications. First shipment.

Coronavac vaccines, which were delivered in the first shipment received last week, are still being applied to frontline professionals in the fight against coronovirus in public and private hospital networks, and also to residents of Long Term Care Institutions (ILLI) . As of yesterday, according to City Hall, 979 people received vaccinations. “Municipal corporation teams are going to places to implement the vaccination,” explains Silva.

Each vial of the Oxford vaccine contains 10 doses of immunizer. In the case of Coronavac, each ampoule corresponds to a single dose. “Handling and storage are the same. The only difference is that the Oxford vaccine, once opened, can be applied in six hours. In the case of Coronavac, once ready, its application must be immediate”, he observes. . . The professional also states that the second dose of each vaccine should be from the same laboratory as the first dose. “For this control, each individual is registered, where the batch and brand of vaccine received are indicated. For the dynamics of how the second dose will be made, it will also be defined in one meeting”, explains. Silva.

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Cory Weinberg covers the intersection of tech and cities. That means digging into how startups and big tech companies are trying to reshape real estate, transportation, urban planning, and travel. Previously, he reported on Bay Area housing and commercial real estate for the San Francisco Business Times. He received a "best young journalist" award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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