After an increase of cases of people infected with yellow fever in Brazil this year, which has produced high demand for vaccines at the international level, Confirmed the arrival of a new stockpile of vaccines in Chile After a shortage of several months.
This was announced by Secretary of Public Health of the Ministry of Health, Paula Daza, who stressed that 48,000 doses will be distributed by the Sanofi Pasteur laboratory Vaccines in the first week of January.
"We were in contact with the laboratory that brings the vaccine to Chile and they informed us that they are already here, some of which have already been released by the Institute of Public Health Will begin to be distributed from the first week of January, Being available in the first two weeks of that month, "said the authority according to La Tercera.
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In this way, the waiting ends for those who have planned to travel to destinations like Brazil or areas in Africa, where the disease is located, and thatgendaron Immunization hours are arranged in Israel.
In Clínica Las Pranks, 2,200 hours of applications were registered to purchase the vaccine, according to information published by the morning newspaper.
Authorities advise people planning to travel to receive the vaccine At least ten days before the flight. Those who have already received the injection in this or that year do not need new doses because they are already protected.
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Yellow fever nOr is in Chile, That the health authorities have a special concern so people will not purchase it in other countries.