Members of the Technical and Scientific Committee for Anti-Covid Immunization also participated in the operation, which took place at the Vaccination Center of the Sidi Bailout Cultural Complex in support of the National Immunization Campaign, which has enjoyed a positive momentum since its inception. Extensive citizen contact.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Moulay Saeed Afif, member of the Technical and Scientific Committee on Immunization, underlined that the conduct of the third dose injection, which started a day earlier, comes in response to the recommendations made on 28 September. and the Scientific Committee on Anti-Covid Vaccination based on a series of scientific recommendations and the current epidemiological situation.
According to him, this operation is particularly concerned The elderly, people with chronic diseases and those on the front lines in the fight against the virus as a first step, adding that Morocco has sufficient amounts to vaccinate people 12 years of age and older, while recalling that the first dose normally benefited 76% of the target group and 65% from the second dose.
With regard to students aged 12 to 17 years, he indicated that the number of beneficiaries of the first dose increased by 76% and the second dose by 23%, which would allow the adoption of a face-to-face education system.
Mr. Afif also expressed satisfaction at not recording any outbreak of COVID-19 during the September 8 election, thanks to respect for the preventive measures, noting that the improvement in the epidemiological situation after three weeks has helped the government allowed to ease restrictions in several public areas. .
“We should be proud of our country under the wise leadership of His Majesty, as we are the first African country to receive the largest number of vaccines, taking into account the number of populations”, he affirmed.
“Our country received 1.273 million doses of the SinoPharm vaccine the day before, and we will also receive ten million doses on October 10,” he said, recalling King’s launch of the project on July 5. Manufacture and syringe’s in Morocco. Anti-Covid-19 Vaccine.
The project aims to start with a production capacity of 5 million doses of anti-Covid 19 vaccine per month, in the short term.
For his part, the general secretary of the union Pharmacists From Casablanca, Hassan Zeghloul indicated that the pharmacist is exposed to the pandemic because he is on the front lines and in permanent contact with patients, noting the need for a third dose of the vaccine to achieve mass immunity.
For his part, representatives of the Ministry of Health in Casablanca, sana al-joui, specified that the conduct of injecting the third dose of the anti-Covid vaccine in the first phase, to people receiving the first two doses for at least 6 months, especially to comply with the measures recommended by the authorities concerned is calling. Physical distancing, wearing of masks and washing hands are all aimed at preventing the spread of the virus.