Police and firefighters, starting with flight attendants and carers, will also be vaccinated next week. AstraZeneca vaccination was stopped for those under the age of 30 due to concerns about the side effects of blood clots, but outlines were outlined on how to use the remaining vaccine. In the future, you can get the vaccine at a local hospital that has a consignment contract with the government.
This is Park Soo-jin.
A hospital in Gangseo-gu, Seoul, was entrusted with the corona19 vaccination service from the government and started vaccination yesterday (19th).
600 people can be vaccinated a day.
[(Okay?) Yes. Sit for about 15 minutes, then go.]
Visiting workers and flight attendants caring for the disabled or the elderly have been given AstraZeneca vaccines at these foster care institutions since yesterday.
Those under the age of 30 were excluded due to concerns about rare thrombus side effects.
[Jeon Jin-soo / Deputy captain of airline: I feel a little comfortable because I think I can fly comfortably when I get the vaccine and antibodies are formed.]
Vaccinations were carried out at about 1,700 consigned medical institutions nationwide, and vaccination for the elderly over 65 years old. When it starts, it will increase to 10,000.
Indispensable personnel in society such as police, marine police, and firefighters will get the AstraZeneca vaccine from next week ahead of their initial plan.
In the middle of next month, the 60-64-year-old vaccination, which was scheduled for the third quarter, is being reviewed with the elderly aged 65 and over.
[Eun-Kyung Jung/Director of Disease Control: (Excluding under 30 years of age) It was necessary to adjust some of the quantity, and for the remaining quantity because the 20s did not get vaccination, it is currently planned to expand the vaccination of the elderly group (review). The
government has decided to bring 7 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine from May to June, and decided to use it for vaccinations over the age of 65.
In addition, as a result of an analysis of those aged 75 or older, both Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines revealed that the prevention effect was 100% 2 weeks after vaccination.