250,000 doses of anti-covid-19 for children were distributed in Goya



The Secretary of State for Health of Goyas (SES-GO) this Wednesday (1/2) started the distribution of 250,000 doses in opposition to covid-19 for children. The vaccines were obtained from the Ministry of Health on Tuesday night time (31/1) and this Wednesday morning. In whole, Pfizer Baby has 150,000 immunobiological merchandise and 100,000 pediatric vaccine merchandise from one producer.

According to the Department of Health (Suvisa), the doses will probably be distributed to regional well being authorities for supply to municipalities after the convention of state chilly air technicians. Vaccines are for children who want to begin or full their vaccination schedule as wanted.

“We draw the eye of mother and father and guardians to take their children to vaccinations and fill in the vaccination schedule. Unfortunately, the vaccination protection of children aged six months to 2 years is barely 3.8%. This quantity could be very small and should enhance the quantity of hospitalizations for children. Doses can be found in the vaccine rooms, so it’s unreasonable to refuse vaccination. We have quite a bit of scientific proof concerning the effectiveness of the immunizer,” mentioned Fluvia Amorim, superintendent of the Department of Health.


As Suvisa’s superintendent famous, the necessity for full immunization is a serious concern in Goias. The newest knowledge collected by the folder reveals that there are 1,052,968 folks in the state who’re but to obtain a dose in opposition to Covid-19.

To tackle potential considerations of mother and father or guardians, SES-GO identifies which vaccines are indicated for every age group of children as much as 11 years of age. According to the Ministry of Health, Pfizer Pediatric with the orange cap is meant for children aged 5 to 11 years, 11 months and 29 days.

“This vaccine is designed for a two-dose schedule with an eight-week interval between the primary and second doses. The booster needs to be used after 4 months,” explains Fluvia Amorim. According to him, the methods for introducing vaccines are the duty of the municipalities.

Pfizer Baby

Another accessible vaccine is Pfizer Baby, which comes in a burgundy cap. These doses are for children aged 6 months to 4 years, 11 months and 29 days. The routine consists of three doses with a four-week interval between the primary and second doses. The third dose needs to be administered eight weeks after the second dose.

Coronavac/Butantan, which can be used in children, is really helpful for children from the age of 3 years, with a two-dose schedule and an interval of 28 days. The first booster needs to be used 4 months after the final use. Fluvia: “Better, the pediatric vaccine from Wine Cap (Pfizer Baby) is indicated for the booster,” Fluvia factors out.

Vaccination in Goias

On Tuesday (1/31), Goyas administered the primary dose of the covid-19 vaccine to 38,537 children between the ages of 3 and 4. This indicator is rising in relation to the inhabitants aged 5 to 11 years. A complete of 63.11% obtained the primary protecting dose, which equates to 423,968 doses administered. However, in accordance with Fluvia Amorim, 233,000 children in Goiás didn’t obtain any doses.


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