Nicaragua to apply Cuban vaccines against Covid-19 to children and adolescents – Prime Time Zone


Immunization is aimed at the pediatric population aged 2 to 17 years and will not be mandatory; The country will use the Abdala and Soberana 02, produced in Cuba, with the application of three doses

LEANDRO FERREIRA/FOTOARENA/ESTADÃO CONTENTThe expectation is that 2.1 million people will be immunized at this stage, which represents 32.3% of the country’s population

A Nicaragua will start the application of Cuban cows against a Covid-19 in children aged 2 years and over and adolescents aged up to 17 years. The announcement was made by the local government this Saturday, 2, and it is expected that 2.1 million people are immunized at this stage, which represents 32.3% of the country’s population. According to Vice President Rosario Murillo, the immunization campaign starts on the 20th. “A total of 2,102,366 children and teenagers they can be vaccinated from October 20th”, he declared. Vaccination will not be mandatory. Nicaragua will use the Abdala and Soberana 02 immunizations, produced in Cuba, with application of three doses.

About to vaccination of adults, injections are only available for those over 30 years of age. Last Thursday, 30, the country’s government announced the priority vaccination of pregnant women and children over 12 years old with chronic diseases. According to Nicaragua’s Ministry of Health, the country has registered 204 deaths from Covid-19 and 14,251 coronavirus infections throughout the pandemic. A network of independent physicians, however, report 5,551 deaths from pneumonia and other coronavirus-related symptoms and 29,481 suspected cases.

*With EFE