▲ On the morning of the 27th, a medical center

official, the 1st Pfizer vaccination agent, is getting a vaccine

at the Central Vaccination Center at the National Medical Center in Euljiro, Jung-gu, Seoul 


Following AstraZeneca, vaccination using the Corona 19 vaccine developed by Pfizer was also started in earnest in the morning of today (27th).

The first priority inoculation of Pfizer's vaccine is 55,000 medical staff and workers at patient treatment hospitals and life treatment centers that are at the forefront of responding to Corona 19.

Pfizer's Vaccine No. 1 vaccination is Mikyung Jung, 51, a female environmentalist who works in the corona19 confirmed ward at the National Medical Center in Jung-gu, Seoul.

Jung, who is in charge of medical waste treatment and environmental management, received vaccinations at the Central Vaccination Center installed at the National Medical Center at around 9:4 am today.

The first day, today, the Pfizer vaccination takes place at the Central Vaccination Center of the National Medical Center.

A total of 300 people are covered, including 199 workers at the National Medical Center and 101 workers at the treatment hospital for COVID-19 patients in the metropolitan area.

Prime Minister Jeong Sye-gyun visited the Central Vaccination Center to observe Pfizer vaccination.

In addition to the 1st inoculation, we talked with two nurses working in the COVID-19 intensive care unit, and one doctor who directly treats COVID-19 patients, and received a report on the progress of vaccination at the Central Vaccination Center.

Prime Minister Jung said, "With the corona 19 vaccination started from yesterday in Korea, the journey toward the daily recovery that the whole people longed for was taking the first step." "In November, we achieved the government's goal of forming a collective immunity and all the people were vaccinated with peace of mind. I will not let go of tension until the end so that you can participate in the game."

The initial amount used for Pfizer vaccination is part of the initial volume of 58,000 people (117,000 doses) introduced through the COVAX facility, an international vaccine supply organization, and arrived at Incheon Airport yesterday for prevention. It was delivered to 5 vaccination centers.

Pfizer vaccination begins at the central and regional vaccination centers, and is also conducted at Corona 19 treatment hospitals nationwide.

From today to the 12th of next month at the Central Vaccination Center, 3 regional vaccination centers including Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital, Yangsan Pusan ​​National University Hospital, and Chosun University Hospital, and Keimyung University Daegu Dongsan Hospital, a regional vaccination center, will be vaccinated from the 3rd to the 9th of the following month. This is done.

After March 8, vaccines are delivered to 82 locations, including hospitals dedicated to infectious diseases with more than 120 vaccination targets, and vaccination is performed by our own personnel.

Pfizer vaccine requires a total of 2 doses.

The first vaccination for Corona 19 dedicated medical staff and workers will be completed by March 20, and the second vaccination will be completed by April 10.

The domestic Corona 19 vaccination began yesterday using the AstraZeneca vaccine.

A total of 5,813 nursing hospitals, nursing facilities, and mental care and rehabilitation facilities nationwide are hospitalized, residents and workers under the age of 65, 289,000,480 are eligible for the first AstraZeneca vaccination.

On the first day, a total of 18,489 people completed the vaccination.

It is 6.39% of all subjects, and the rate of vaccination on the first day is 0.04% compared to the domestic population (based on 52 million people).

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