Details of the arrival of the first batches of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Morocco

A long haul from RAM will fly to India, where the vaccine is manufactured under license, on Friday to return to Casablanca the next day, reports The360. The first batches of the British vaccine AstraZeneca will arrive exactly on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 3:30 p.m., it is specified.

The Minister of Health, Khaled Aït Taleb had recorded, on January 4, the temporary authorization of emergency use of the vaccine “Covidshield” manufactured by AstraZeneca, after opinion of the national advisory commission. This vaccine is indicated for the active immunization of people over the age of 18 for the prevention of Covid-19 disease, specifies a document from the ministry.

According to the document, the coronavirus vaccination scheme consists of two separate doses of 0.5 ml. The second dose should be given between 4 and 12 weeks after the first dose. As for the shelf life of the vials, it is limited to 6 months. The vials should be stored in a refrigerator at a temperature between 2 ° C and 8 ° C.

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