will continue with the news of Corona 19.
You may be wondering when we will get the vaccine and who will get it first.
The government will announce the vaccination plan next Thursday, and medical staff and seniors are expected to be the first candidates.
Reporter Park Soo-jin reports.
amount of vaccines that the government has secured so far is 56 million people including Modena, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Janssen, etc. That's a million people.
The government, which has formed a corona vaccination response team and prepared an implementation plan, will officially announce specific plans on the 28th and next Thursday.
Who will get the vaccine first and how, the target, schedule, and institution will be included.
32 million to 36 million people, including medical institution workers, group facility residents, workers 65 years of age or older, and adults with chronic diseases, are among the priority targets.
How to manage if an adverse reaction occurs after vaccination may include preparation for adverse vaccine side effects.
The government has also started working-level consultations with the US pharmaceutical company Modena to develop a domestic vaccine.
Both Modena and Pfizer's vaccines, which have been approved by the US FDA, are mRNA-based vaccines that induce immune responses by making antigenic proteins. Among the seven vaccine candidates in clinical trials in Korea, there is no mRNA-based vaccine.
[Gwonjunuk / National Health Institute: because that in relation to the domestic mRNA vaccine research is a very minor situation, in substance, the mRNA vaccine (We will explore ways) to help progress the development and production in the country]
government vaccination centers There are plans to operate 250 sites, 150 have been selected and the remaining 100 are receiving applications from local governments across the country.
(Video coverage: Jeong Seong-hwa, video editing: Park Ji-in, CG: Kang Yu-ra)