Vaccination against Covid-19 with Pfizer starts in Kyiv

Source : 112 Ukraine

Totally, the capital received 4,680 doses of the American vaccine
18:34, 19 April 2021


The vaccination against coronavirus with the Pfizer drug has started in Kyiv on April 19 as Kyiv City State Administration reported.

“Totally, the capital has received 4,680 doses of this vaccine. It will be used for dependents and employees of 10 Kyiv municipal retirement homes and state establishment “Hospital for of Ukraine’s Health Ministry”, the message said.

It is specified that the vaccination process is provided by two specially trained mobile brigades of Kyiv medics.

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120 people from Kyiv Geriatrics Pension came for vaccination on Monday. The revaccination will be held on the 21st day after the first dose.

The Kyiv City State Administration reported that as of April 19, 42,748 people received shot since the beginning of the vaccination campaign.

Earlier, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky stated that Ukraine urgently needs to prepare a modern laboratory for the development of vaccines and medicines as soon as possible. $ 3,572,504 (UAH 100 million) was pledged in this year’s State Budget for this purpose.

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On April 16, Ukraine received the first batch of Pfizer vaccine; the cargo included 117,000 doses.

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