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This Saturday, June 12, the vaccination against the COVID-19 of women pregnant, older than 18 years and with 28 weeks of gestation in Lima and Callao. In this way, they join the immunization schedule designed by the Ministry of Health (Minsa) to serve the most vulnerable populations.

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Through a statement, the Minsa indicated that studies carried out in various parts of the world indicate that the pregnant women are at increased risk of serious illness from COVID-19, so it is necessary to prioritize its protection through the vaccination.

To access the vaccination, the pregnant woman must present your prenatal care card, whether from Minsa, Essalud or from a private sector establishment. If the pregnant woman does not have a prenatal care card, she must request it at a public or private health facility.

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The application of the doses will be done voluntarily, in any vaccination center.

In Metropolitan Lima and Callao, pregnant women who have more than 28 weeks of gestation, and who meet the indicated requirements will begin to be vaccinated according to the following schedule:

The Minsa also reported that Regional governments will report on the initiation of vaccination of this prioritized group in their jurisdictions. He also recalled that after the vaccination pregnant women should continue their prenatal care.

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