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Ministry of Health distributes 1 million doses to children aged 6 months to under 3 years with comorbidities — Português (Brasil)

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The Ministry of Health started, this Thursday (10), the distribution of 1 million doses of pediatric vaccines against Covid-19 destined for children from six months to under three years old with comorbidities. Pfizer’s immunizers must be sent to all states and the Federal District by Friday (11).

At this time, as a precautionary measure, vaccination will be recommended for children between six months and under three years of age with comorbidities. With the end of the Public Health Emergency of National Importance (ESPIN), the possibility of increasing the doses for children in this age group without comorbidities should be evaluated by the National Commission for the Incorporation of Technologies in the SUS (Conitec).

The Ministry of Health recommends the concomitant administration of vaccines against the coronavirus simultaneously with the other vaccines in the vaccination schedule or at any interval in the age group of 6 months of age or older.

See below the amount of doses for each state in this distribution:

• Acre: 3.3 thousand;
• Alagoas: 17.1 thousand;
• Amazonas: 28 thousand;
• Amapá: 5.5 thousand;
• Bahia: 70 thousand;
• Ceará: 45 thousand;
• Federal District: 14.4 thousand;
• Espírito Santo: 13 thousand;
• Goiás: 35 thousand;
• Maranhão: 40 thousand;
• Minas Gerais: 95 thousand;
• Mato Grosso do Sul: 15 thousand;
• Mato Grosso: 19.4 thousand;
• Pará: 50 thousand;
• Paraíba: 15 thousand;
• Pernambuco: 47 thousand;
• Piauí: 16.1 thousand;
• Paraná: 53.6 thousand;
• Rio de Janeiro: 76 thousand;
• Rio Grande do Norte: 17 thousand;
• Rondônia: 10 thousand;
• Roraima: 7 thousand;
• Rio Grande do Sul: 48 thousand;
• Santa Catarina: 34 thousand;
• Sergipe: 12.2 thousand;
• São Paulo: 206.3 thousand;
• Tocantins: 9 thousand.

Nathan Victor
Ministry of Health

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