Navruz Jafarov: Doctors Will Be the First to Receive the Third Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

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Doctors will be the first to receive the third dose of the vaccine against COVID-19. This was said by the head of the Department of Sanitary and Epidemiological Safety, Emergencies and Emergency Medical Aid of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population Navruz Jafarov.

“After the doctors, civil servants, teachers and vulnerable groups of the population will undergo revaccination. The revaccination of all medical personnel has already begun in the capital. Doctors from all regions of the country will also receive the third dose of the vaccine. As noted earlier, currently, 68.6% of the population received the first dose, and 57% — the second,” Jafarov noted.

According to him, currently, due to a new strain of omicron, people entering the country are undergoing additional tests to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Omicron was officially registered in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, with this in mind, the leadership of our country began the revaccination program.

“Currently, the situation in the country is stable. Due to lower temperatures, the number of viral respiratory infections has increased. In this regard, the measures taken in the fight against the coronavirus infection, namely personal hygiene, wearing masks, maintaining social distance, can also help reduce the development of the annual influenza epidemic. Representatives of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population strongly recommend that the population take all the necessary measures to prevent the spread of seasonal influenza,” he added.

The country is vaccinated with Sputnik V, AstraZeneca, CoronaVac, Moderna, and Pfizer.

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan