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Moldova received new batch of COVID-19 vaccine from France

13:29 | 20.12.2021 Category: Social

Chisinau, Dec. 20 / MOLDPRES /- The Republic of Moldova received today a batch of 230,000 doses of Moderna vaccine, offered by France through the COVAX platform. The serum will be distributed to vaccination centers across the country.

Secretary of State of the Ministry of Health Svetlana Nicolaescu was also present at the vaccine reception event. She thanked the French side for their support in the fight against the pandemic and urged citizens to immunize themselves, as this is the best method of prevention.

According to quoted sources, the health authorities have come up with proposals for new measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to CNESP on the eve of the winter holidays, when there is usually a more intense movement of the population and the Commission is to meet as soon as possible. probably tomorrow to discuss them.

The official admitted that the new Omicron variant could be present in the country.

The vaccine produced by the pharmaceutical company Moderna uses technology based on messenger RNA. This type of vaccine teaches the human body to create the antibodies needed to fight the SARS-CoV-2 virus. In the Republic of Moldova, it is administered to people over the age of 18, according to a two-dose schedule at an interval of 28 days.

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