Government has started distribution of Covid-19 vaccine among children

The lot with 28,000 doses arrived within the capital on Thursday (11/10), which will likely be despatched to municipalities.

The lot landed at Eduardo Gomes International Airport yesterday afternoon – Photo: Antonio Lima/SECOM

The state authorities has started, this Friday (11/11), distribution of vaccination in opposition to Covid-19 among children aged 6 months to 2 years. A batch with 28,000 doses of the immunizing agent arrived within the capital on Thursday (11/10) and was despatched to the Amazonas Health Surveillance Foundation for the municipality.

The lot landed on the Eduardo Gomes International Airport yesterday afternoon on a industrial flight of Airline Latam from Sao Paulo. The vaccines have been of the Pfizer-BionNTech sort and have been despatched by the National Immunization Program (PNI) of the Ministry of Health, particular for the age group of 6 months to 2 years (2 years, 11 months and 29 days).

“This age group isn’t but lined with vaccination approval, so the corporate Pfizer has developed this vaccine for this inhabitants between 6 months and a pair of years. There are committees of scientists who approve or disapprove a specific immunizing agent. This vaccine was permitted within the United States, was permitted in Brazil, by scientists, particular committees, and the approval is roofed by safety”, defined the Secretary of State for Health, Anwar Samad.

According to the company, the preliminary schedule will consist of three doses: two main doses (D1 and D2), which should be administered 4 weeks aside; The second dose is adopted by a 3rd dose (D3) eight weeks after administration.

The National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) permitted the use of the vaccine for this age group in September. In Amazonas, children over 3 years of age are already instructed to begin the vaccination schedule in opposition to Covid-19 with Immunizing Coronavac.


According to the muse, municipal well being secretariats obtained tips for the applying of the vaccine from a technical be aware, which was issued on Thursday (11/10) by the State Health Secretariat (SES-AM), together with FVS-CPR.

According to the director-president of FVS-RCP, Tatiana Amorim, the municipal well being division of Manaus (Semsa-Manaus) has already withdrawn the batch this Friday and after the vacation, the immunizer ought to be obtainable on the capital’s vaccination level.. The process would be the identical for different municipalities.

“The technical be aware on the FVS web site incorporates the corresponding quantities for every municipality. Just schedule and are available decide up. For some municipalities, the state authorities, via Casa Militare, helps even when they’re distant, the place it’s tough to ship them”, defined the director-president of the group.

To show comorbidities on the time of vaccination, Unified Health System (SUS) information can be utilized, which show that the aforementioned well being situations are monitored as in diabetic monitoring packages.

For those that usually are not registered in main care, proof will also be made with reviews, statements, medical prescriptions or medical reviews in ICD of illnesses or well being situations, consumer’s CPF or CNS, signed and stamped, authentic model. .


Vaccines are meant for children 6 months to 2 years of age with the next comorbidities: diabetes mellitus, power lung illness, resistant arterial hypertension, stage 3 arterial hypertension, arterial hypertension 1 and a pair of goal organ harm, coronary heart failure, cor-pulmonary and Pulmonary hypertension, hypertensive coronary heart illness, coronary syndrome, valvular coronary heart illness, cardiomyopathy, pericardiopathy, illness of the aorta, illness of the good vessels and arteriovenous fistulas, cardiac arrhythmias, congenital coronary heart illness, sufferers with synthetic valves and units, cardiac illness, coronary heart valves in sufferers with cardiac prostheses and implanted units, power neurological illness, power kidney illness, compromised immunity, hemoglobinopathy, morbid weight problems, Down syndrome, liver cirrhosis.

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Anwar Samad, Health Secretary

Tatiana Amorim, President Director of FVS

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