Mayor of São Paulo, Ricardo Nunes, said at a press conference Friday morning (20) that the capital of São Paulo has reduced the time interval between the first and second doses of the vaccine against Covid-19 in Xepa to 30 days.
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The previous deadline was 60 days, but according to the municipal administration, the change takes effect on Monday (23).
Health Minister Edson Aparecido explained that Xepa is being implemented so that the remaining doses of immunization devices are not lost at the end of the day. He added, “In the event of an extra dose of vaccines, the health unit will call [a pessoa] Takes [o imunizante disponível] The mayor explained.
The change applies to the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines. As for CoronaVac, the minimum interval between the first and second dose is 15 days, according to the municipality. With the exception of xepa, the interval between the first and second doses of Pfizer and AstraZeneca is 12 weeks. For Coronavac, the interval is up to 28 days.
To enroll in xepa, a person must live, study or work in the health unit area. Therefore, it is necessary to provide proof of residency.
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