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Covid-19: vaccination of people over 60 without appointment only in the area of ​​residence
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Covid-19: vaccination of people over 60 without appointment only in the area of ​​residence

People over 60 years old who want to be vaccinated without an appointment must, necessarily, to be vaccinated in this modality, go to the Vaccination Center of the place where they are registered at the Health Center. In a press release, the vaccination task force recalls that the modality was created "open house", for the vaccination of first doses of users aged over 60 years without an appointment, which can be checked in the lists of eligible persons in the vaccination rooms. Based on the experience of the first days of this new modality, the task-force informs that these users must, in order to be vaccinated in this modality, go to the Vaccination Center of the place where they are registered at the Health Centre, normally corresponding...
Covid-19: over 78,000 vaccines administered this Thursday
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Covid-19: over 78,000 vaccines administered this Thursday

The health authorities of mainland Portugal administered this Thursday over 78 thousand vaccines against covid-19. 5.777 million doses were administered until 5:30 pm this Thursday. Currently, there are 2.064 million people fully vaccinated in mainland Portugal. So far 3.713 million first doses have been administered. . Disclaimer: If you need to update/edit/remove this news or article then please contact our support team Learn more
Government corrects Lacerda Sales: extension of vaccination is "a Nacional level" and not only in Lisbon
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Government corrects Lacerda Sales: extension of vaccination is "a Nacional level" and not only in Lisbon

The Government has announced that it has decided to accelerate vaccination against covid-19 "a Nacional level", and not only in Lisbon, extending it to people over 40 and 30 years old from 6 and 20 June. In a message published on the official government account on the social network Twitter, at the end of Tuesday night, the executive wrote that, due to the "good pace of the Anti-COVID Vaccination Plan19 and the availability of vaccines, it was decided to accelerate vaccination at the national level". The Government also stated that "the extension of vaccination to new age groups" will start from June 6 for "people over 40" and, from the 20th, for "people over 30", "throughout the continental territory". Due to the good pace of the An...
Covid-19: Portugal administered another 80 thousand vaccines this Saturday
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Covid-19: Portugal administered another 80 thousand vaccines this Saturday

This Saturday, Portugal administered another 80 thousand vaccines against covid-19, according to the most recent data collected by TVI24 with the vaccination task force. With a total of 4.90 million inoculated doses across the country, Portugal is moving towards the goal of group immunity at an increasingly accelerated rate. If before the task force expected to have 70% of the population vaccinated in September, this Saturday Vice Admiral Gouveia e Melo advanced with a goal note: 8th of August. If everything goes well, if the vaccines arrive, if we have the vaccines that we think are available, on August 8, we will have 70% of the population with at least one dose ”, said. Calculations done, until this Saturday Portugal has 3.34 ...
Portugal will reach this weekend the 5 million doses against covid-19
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Portugal will reach this weekend the 5 million doses against covid-19

On the pace of vaccination against covid-19, Paulo Portas announced, in his commentary "Global", that Portugal will reach this weekend the 5 million inoculated doses. This weekend we will reach 5 million doses. But beware, five million doses are not with complete vaccination, but it is a relatively important antibody load index for Portuguese society ", he explained. According to the data collected by the commentator, on June 16 Portugal will have 99% of the population aged between 60 and over 80 vaccinated (that is, the age groups 60/69, 70/79 and +80). After that, vaccination will be intensified in the remaining groups, ranging from 20 to 59 years old. "DGS is over-extending the ambiguity about AstraZeneca and Janssen" Alth...
Covid-19: 70% of the population with at least one dose of the vaccine by 8 August
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Covid-19: 70% of the population with at least one dose of the vaccine by 8 August

The coordinator of the task force for vaccination against covid-19 said, this Saturday, that by August 8, 70% of the population will have at least one dose of the vaccine. If all goes well, if the vaccines arrive, we have the vaccines that we think we have available, on August 8, we will have 70% of the population with at least one dose ”, said Vice Admiral Gouveia e Melo, in Leiria, where he was the guest speaker for the solemn session of the Day of the Municipality. Asked whether, on that date, group immunity is achieved, the official noted that this issue is still a scientific discussion. At this time, it is not known in this virus whether the person who is immunized may or may not be a carrier of the virus. If you are not ...
Covid-19: 200 thousand people were vaccinated this weekend
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Covid-19: 200 thousand people were vaccinated this weekend

This weekend 200,000 people will have been vaccinated against the covid-19, according to the task force's forecasts, released on Sunday. Only on Saturday was a new daily record, with 129 thousand inoculations. "According to provisional data, this weekend around 191 thousand vaccines were administered until 18:00, and it is estimated that 200 thousand inoculations can be reached", said the structure led by Vice Admiral Gouveia e Melo. Vaccines were administered to employees linked to education and social services. "As of 6 pm today, more than 53,500 teachers and non-teachers and social response workers were vaccinated, for a total of more than 61,600 inoculations", specified. ...
New record: Portugal administered around 125 thousand vaccines in one day
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New record: Portugal administered around 125 thousand vaccines in one day

This Saturday, Portugal administered about 125 thousand vaccines against covid-19, a new daily record of inoculations, according to data from the task force until 7 pm. Thus, one of the task force's goals was largely exceeded, which would be to vaccinate around 100,000 people a day, a goal which, incidentally, was reached on May 6, one week ahead of schedule. Also on this day, approximately 103 thousand teachers, non-teachers and social response professionals received the second dose of the vaccine. According to the latest update of the Directorate-General for Health, 4,252,647 million Portuguese have already been vaccinated: 3,056,719 million with the first dose and 1,195,927 with the second. See too: ...
Covid-19: people with hypersensitivity will be vaccinated in hospitals
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Covid-19: people with hypersensitivity will be vaccinated in hospitals

People with the possibility of an allergic reaction to vaccines against covid-19 will be vaccinated in hospitals and accompanied by specialists, to ensure their safety, announced today the task force that coordinates vaccination in Portugal. The vaccination of these very specific users is monitored by specialists and the medical devices indicated to respond to any situation that may happen ”, he told Lusa the source of the structure led by Vice Admiral Gouveia e Melo. According to the same source, before taking the vaccine in the normal process, all users are asked to complete a questionnaire containing questions about their history of allergic reactions. “If it is found that the person has a history of hypersensitivity to the act...
Covid-19: patients in external consultations can be vaccinated in hospitals, says Gouveia e Melo
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Covid-19: patients in external consultations can be vaccinated in hospitals, says Gouveia e Melo

The coordinator of the task force of vaccination against covid-19 announced this Tuesday that patients followed up in external consultations will be able to be vaccinated in the hospitals themselves, a process that should start next week. We are organizing a process in which all patients who are in external consultations, because they are the most serious patients, are also vaccinated in the hospital context immediately within the hospital's own consultations ”, said Vice Admiral Henrique Gouveia e Melo in an interview with RTP3. According to the person responsible for the vaccination plan that started in late 2020, this procedure “Makes the process much easier” vaccinating people with diseases and is also an important “Safer vaccina...