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2020-12-30T00:00:01+00:00

Vaccination starts in Argentina, with 300.000 units of Sputnik V vaccines

Vaccination starts in Argentina, with 300.000 units of Sputnik V vaccines
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The national immunization plan against coronavirus was launched today throughout Argentina, after an operation to distribute 300,000 doses of the Russian-developed Sputnik V vaccine.

"It is a day of great joy, we must not lose hope because the vaccines will continue to arrive," said Health Minister Ginés Gonzáles García from the Posadas Hospital a few minutes before 9 AM, the hour in which the operation of vaccination against coronavirus throughout the country. In that health centre, 5 members of the Health team were vaccinated.

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