December 6, 2023

Vaccination against Covid-19 with the bivalent Pfizer vaccine begins on February 27

People aged 70 or over, immunocompromised, Indigenous, riverside and quilombula communities are among the priorities for vaccination

Kevin David / A7 Press / Estadão ContentThe first doses of the vaccine remain important in the fight against Covid-19

From February 27, Brazilians will be able to start vaccinating themselves with the bivalent vaccine. Pfizer against the COVID-19. The vaccine has additional protection compared to the first doses, including the original strain of coronavirus and the omicron sub-variants. To serve the entire population, the Ministry of Health Post the plan vaccination against the virus for 2023 this Thursday, 26. Initially, priority will be given to people aged 70 or over, living in long-stay institutions (ILP), immunocompromised, indigenous, riverside and quilombola communities. Already in a second, doses will go to those 60-69 years old. Pregnant and postpartum women will have priority in the third phase. Finally, the last phase will focus on health professionals. in Vaccines Intended for those who have already taken at least 2 doses. The Ministry of Health also intends to increase vaccination coverage for other audiences, with a booster dose for those under 40 years of age and two for those over the age group.