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5,000 vaccination stations to be available in 2nd round of national campaign in Peru

Two vaccine trials – one by a Chinese team and the other out of Oxford in Britain – have produced an immune response in trial patients. Photo: Xinhua. Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

LIMA, Nov 7, 2020, ANDINA. The Ministry of Health (Minsa) will set up about 5,000 immunization stations during the second round of the National Vaccination Campaign running in Peru from November 7 to 8, ANDINA reported.

The aim of this national campaign is protect the population from vaccine-preventable illnesses such as tuberculosis, polio, diphtheria, pneumonia, measles, rubella, chickenpox, among others.

Maria Ticona, head of Minsa’s Immunization Department, noted that people can find the vaccination stations that are located close to their homes by accessing the link provided by the ministry.

She encouraged parents to identify their children’s pending vaccinations and attend the nearest vaccination stations. Teenagers, pregnant mothers, adults, and the elderly will also receive their respective doses.

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