As the COVID-19 vaccine for people in their 50s begins at the end of this month, they will receive the Pfizer vaccine along with the originally scheduled Moderna vaccine.

The deadline for vaccination will be extended by 3 days from the 25th to the 28th of the following month.

At a regular briefing today (19th), the Corona 19 vaccination response promotion team (promotional team) said, "In order to stably vaccinate in a situation where the vaccine supply schedule is flexible, inoculation for people in their 50s starting from the 26th is We plan to add a Pfizer vaccine and implement it,” he said.

The promotion team said, “The total amount of Moderna vaccines introduced in July and August is unchanged from the original plan. We have decided to additionally utilize the same mRNA (messenger ribonucleic acid) vaccine, the Pfizer vaccine, to respond to those in their 50s and to stably operate vaccinations for those in their 50s.”

Meanwhile, the promotion team said, "For stable vaccination, the deadline for vaccination of those in their 50s has been extended from the 25th to the 28th of the following month. added.

The schedule for the second inoculation, which is automatically notified when making a reservation for the first inoculation, is the scheduled date that reflects the reservation status of the consigned medical institution.