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The Ministry of Health confirmed the arrival of 48 thousand vaccine doses for yellow fever



After an increase in cases of people infected with yellow fever in Brazil this year, which resulted in high demand for vaccines at the international level, confirm the arrival of new vaccine stocks in Chile after a few months' shortages.

This was announced by the Deputy Minister of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Paula Daza, who stressed this 48 thousand doses will be distributed by the Sanofi Pasteur Laboratory vaccination during the first week of the year January.

"We have contacted the laboratory that brought this vaccine to Chile and they told us that they are already here, some have been released by the Institute of Public Health and will begin to be distributed starting the first week of January, so that it will be available in the first two weeks of the same month, "said the authorities according to La Tercera.

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In this way, waiting is over for those who have planned to travel to destinations such as Brazil or the African regions, where the disease is located, and thatgendaron hours in vaccators are regulated in this country.

In Clínica Las Condes, 2,200 hours of request have been registered to obtain inoculation, according to information reported by the morning newspaper.

Authorities recommend to people who plan to travel, to receive vaccines against this disease at least 10 days before the flight. Those who have received injections in these years or before, do not need a new dose because they are protected.

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Yellow fever nor present in Chile, where health authorities have special attention so people avoid getting it in other countries.


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