Coronavirus: Pregnant ladies, kids under 16-years are absolved from inoculation Dr Bekoe
13 February 2021 4:26pm
The Director of Public Health at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has implied that pregnant ladies and kids under 16 years will be absolved from the Covid-19 inoculation work out.
Dr Franklin Aseidu-Bekoe clarified that the antibody in its inclination isn't reasonable for the utilization of pregnant ladies and youngsters under 16 years.
Talking on Newsfile, Saturday, he showed that albeit the thought was to inoculate each Ghanaian against the infection, "the test is that at present the accessible immunizations are not utilized for pregnant ladies and kids under 16 years."
President Akufo-Addo had, in his public location on measures to manage the infection, shown that the nation is relied upon to get its first transfer of the immunizations in March 2021.
Ghana is among 145 regions leaned to get antibodies from various providers through the COVAX Facility as per the World Health Organization (WHO).
The most recent update on the UN-drove COVAX Facility, of which Ghana is a member has uncovered that the nation is reserved to take conveyance of 2.4 million portions of the AstraZeneca immunization which is authorized to the Serum Institute of India (AZ/SII).
Dr Breko in his accommodation uncovered that out of the all out populace of Ghanaians, 20 million residents are required to be immunized.
With the current exception of youths under 16 years and pregnant ladies, he accepts that practically the whole people may get the Covid-19 immunization.
"On the off chance that you take a gander at the number of inhabitants in Ghana is around 30 million and we will inoculate 20 million individuals… and presently nobody is immunizing individuals under 16 years and pregnant ladies so in the event that you take a gander at it, with Ghana's methodology is in any event, taking a gander at the entire of the accessible populace that can be inoculated."
The Director of Public Health, GHS said the principal Covid-19 antibody transfer to be gotten would be an injectable twofold portion immunization.
He added that three weeks after an individual has gotten the primary portion, the subsequent portion would be regulated.
Then, Ghana has recorded 790 new cases and an absolute number of 7,509 dynamic cases with a loss of life of 505. In any case, the quantity of Recoveries/Discharge cases remains at 66,333.
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