The first health workers in Moldova will be immunized for COVID-19 on March 2. These are the staff of reanimatology, anesthesia and intensive care units and of COVID-19 units of the National Clinical Hospital and the Emergency Medicine Institute, IPN reports,
In a news conference, Ninel Revenco, coordinator of the national immunization program and of the communication group on vaccination against COVID-19, said the AstraZeneca vaccine is indicated to persons who turned 18 and is administered intramuscular in two doses, at an interval of eight weeks. The vaccine is also indicated to persons who had mild and medium forms of COVID-19. Those who had a serious form must get a vaccine in over 90 days of the recovery.
Ninel Revenco noted that this vaccine went through all the authorization stages. The persons who are allergic to one of the components of the vaccine should not get a vaccine. Precaution is needed in case of pregnant women, but there is no danger if the woman was vaccinated and then found out that she is pregnant. It is not recommended drinking alcoholic averages before and after vaccination as the antibody formation process can be affected.
Vaccination is voluntary and free.