Corona 19 vaccination will start in Korea from this Friday, 26th.

According to the Central Defense Response Headquarters, AstraZeneca vaccination starts at 9 am on the 26th.

The first candidates to receive the vaccine are about 289,000 residents and workers under the age of 65 in nursing hospitals and nursing facilities nationwide.

Vaccines are sequentially supplied from SK Bioscience's Andong plant in Gyeongbuk Province to distribution centers in Icheon, Gyeonggi-do from the 24th to the 28th. It's possible.

In nursing hospitals, their own medical staff will inoculate within 5 days after receiving the vaccine, and in nursing facilities, medical staff will visit the facility and receive vaccination by the end of March, or the subject will visit a public health center to get the vaccine.

The second vaccination will be conducted 8 weeks after the first vaccination through a similar procedure.

About 58,000 Pfizer vaccines arriving in Korea through KOVAX, an international vaccine joint purchase organization, will be vaccinated on the 27th.

The primary target for the Pfizer vaccine will be 55,000 medical staff who treat patients with COVID-19.

Vaccination is mainly done at central and regional vaccination centers, but organizations with more than 120 people can receive their own vaccination.

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