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Where Kazakhstanis to be vaccinated against COVID-19, RK Health Ministry told

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Kazakhstanis will be vaccinated against COVID-19 on the basis of the existing vaccination rooms of medical organizations. This was announced yesterday by the Vice Minister of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Chief State Sanitary Doctor Yerlan Kiyasov during an online briefing and discussion of the WHO Regional Office for Europe for the Ministers of Health of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, reports with reference to press service of the Ministry of Health.

The Vice Minister recalled that at the instruction of the Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the contingent of citizens subject to vaccination will be expanded, including additional socially vulnerable groups of the population.

Work is currently underway to prepare a vaccination plan against coronavirus infection. In accordance with it, vaccination will be organized on the basis of the existing vaccination rooms of medical organizations conducting routine preventive vaccinations.

Informing the population about the start of vaccination against coronavirus infection will begin after the completion of all phases of clinical trials, clarification of the complete data on the safety and effectiveness of vaccines against coronavirus infection and determination of the date of delivery of the vaccine to the country.

"In this matter, we expect methodological support from international organizations - the World Health Organization and UNICEF," the vice minister said.
09:09, 8 December 2020