Seniors of residences, people in hemodialysis and greater than 40 with Down syndrome will receive a 'third dose' against the Covid

The Public Health Commission, which has met today, is given green light at the additional dose to complete the vaccination guideline to Group 7 marked in the he

Seniors of residences, people in hemodialysis and greater than 40 with Down syndrome will receive a 'third dose' against the Covid

The Public Health Commission, which has met today, is given green light at the additional dose to complete the vaccination guideline to Group 7 marked in the health vaccination strategy. In this case, as sanitary sources of the meeting to this newspaper point, it has been agreed that the administration 'almost immediate' could be initiated.

Health in a statement has stated that people with solid organ transplantation, transplant recipients of hematopoietic progenitors and people in treatment with anti-CD20 drugs will join the rest of the people who are part of Group 7, those with Certain immunosuppressive treatments, very high risk, and residents in senior centers.

The proposal I had on the table The Commission was already agreed upon among the autonomies. Carolina Darias, Ministers of Health, announced yesterday that today this decision would be taken by the members of the Commission, after the study of it. Darias said that the reinforcement to the elderly who live in residences would be from 4 October, once analyzed by the Commission.

It must be remembered that within said group are people with transplant of hematopoietic progenitors, people with transplantation of a solid organ or that are on the waiting list, people in hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis, those who are in treatment for a cancer, people Over 40 years with Down syndrome, and those suffering from an oncohematological disease, a solid organ cancer in treatment with chemotherapy or lung cancer in treatment with chemotherapy or immunotherapy.

Updated Date: 21 September 2021, 21:05

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