Health reveals the dates for the second doses of the Corona vaccines, Sinopharm and AstraZeneca


Dr. Khaled Mujahid, spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, confirmed that citizens who received the “Sinopharma” vaccine will receive the second dose 21 days (3 weeks) after receiving the first dose.

Dr. Khaled Mujahid, spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, added: Those who receive the “Astrazhnica” vaccine receive their second dose 12 weeks (3 months) after they received the first dose.

He explained that the steps for citizens to obtain the first and second doses of Coronavirus vaccines New developments take place through more than one stage, starting with registration on the website, then the categories that are due during registration on the website are divided into 3 groups in line with internationally recognized priorities, and the citizen chooses the group to which he belongs, where the groups include workers in the medical sector Or, the groups most at risk from non-medical workers, who are people with chronic diseases and the elderly, then an appointment is set for those registered on the site and they are contacted and directed to the vaccination center in their governorate; To receive the first dose of the vaccine.

As soon as the citizen goes to the vaccination center, his data is reviewed through the national ID card, and any medical reports for citizens with chronic diseases are reviewed, in order to obtain informed consent, and then the citizen moves to the waiting areas until his turn is to move to the informed consent room, Taking into account the application of preventive and precautionary measures, and social distancing measures.

After the citizen moves to the informed consent room, which is the second stage in the steps for obtaining the first dose of the vaccine inside the vaccination centers, all his inquiries are answered, and the terms of approval are explained through the available medical staff, and the citizen’s data is reviewed and all documents are fulfilled. In the event that the citizen is unable to read and write, he applies a fingerprint in the presence of a neutral witness, and the concerned doctor signs the form, and a copy is given to the citizen to keep.

And the third and final stage in the steps for obtaining the first dose of vaccines is the vaccination room, in which the identity of the citizen is confirmed, and the vaccine is injected in the top of his arm, then the concerned nurse confirms that the citizen has received the first dose on the Ministry of Health and Population’s automated system for the vaccine, And record its date and set the date for obtaining the second dose, indicating that there are clinics dedicated to vaccination centers to follow up citizens after receiving vaccinations in the event of any minor or moderate side effects, in the interest of the safety and health of citizens, as these steps are also taken during the second visit of the citizen to obtain The second dose of vaccines.


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