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How will coronavirus vaccines be administered in Pakistan?

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  • Pakistan to observe routine process of administering vaccine by means of injection
  • The coronavirus vaccination drive will likely be executed in three phases
  • The vaccine will likely be distributed by means of Expanded Programme on Immunization

Because the much-awaited coronavirus vaccination drive kicks off in Pakistan, many can breathe a sigh of aid that there’s some hope in opposition to the an infection which has killed greater than 10,000 individuals within the nation. 

Nonetheless, some questions come to the thoughts: How will it’s administered? Who will get it first?

The Ministry of Nationwide Well being Companies Pakistan on Tuesday, in a tweet, mentioned that the nation would observe the routine process of administering the vaccine by means of an injection.

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The ministry mentioned that two doses of the vaccine will likely be supplied to individuals by injecting it into the arm of an individual. The doses will likely be administered with a niche of three to 4 weeks, in accordance with the Ministry of Nationwide Well being Companies, Pakistan. 

Furthermore, final month, Particular Assistant to Prime Minister on Well being Dr Faisal Sultan mentioned that frontline well being care staff can be the primary to obtain the vaccine.

Within the subsequent section, the remainder of the healthcare staff and folks over 65-years of age will obtain pictures. Within the subsequent section, individuals above the age of 60 and the inhabitants above 18 will likely be inoculated.

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Pakistan goes to distribute the vaccine by means of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI), and the nation is able to inoculating its complete inhabitants, he mentioned.

To streamline the method, the federal government has developed a software program to trace it. “As many as 400,000 health workers have registered in the resource management system.”

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