- Dr Juan Rivera shares good news on social networks
- The cardiologist says that health workers will be the first to receive the coronavirus vaccine
- Afterwards, people at high risk will be cared for
Dr Juan Rivera says that health employees will be the first to receive the coronavirus vaccine, which is expected to occur by the end of the year.
Through your official account Instagram, the renowned cardiologist shared when and in what order each person will receive the vaccine against this disease that has claimed the lives of millions of people around the world.
“People wonder how it is really going to be distributed, and now we know, according to the National Academy of Medicine, how it is trying to distribute this vaccine,” said the Univision medical correspondent.
First of all, Dr Juan Rivera commented that there will probably be 20 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine before December 31st, which means that most people will not receive the vaccine this year.
“Experts have said that it is probably going to take a year for everyone who needs the vaccine to have it.”
Within phase 1, with 5 percent, are health employees, made up of doctors, nurses, people who work in hospitals and rescue personnel.
In the next phase, with 10 percent, it would be the turn of people at high risk (people who have obesity, heart disease, cancer, etc.), in addition to people who are in nursing homes.
Of 30 to 35 percent of the population, the people who would receive the coronavirus vaccine are teachers, people over 65 years of age, even if they do not have any type of chronic disease, child care workers and people who are in prisons or detention centers.
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