TAIPEI (Taiwan Information) — The Taiwan Facilities for Illness Management (CDC) has divided members of the general public into 10 precedence teams for receiving COVID-19 vaccines, in response to info posted on its web site.
The priority list for the government-funded vaccine drive launched on Friday (Feb. 26) was an up to date model of its predecessor set by the CDC final 12 months. Roughly 65 % of the home inhabitants is included within the 10 precedence teams, whereas self-paid vaccines will possible turn into obtainable one or two months after the mass vaccination drive.
Healthcare personnel and epidemic prevention employees would be the first two teams to get vaccinated, adopted by individuals who have increased dangers of potential coronavirus publicity attributable to their occupations. These embody pilots, flight attendants, drivers of epidemic prevention taxis, and workers at quarantine accommodations.
The fourth to seventh precedence teams embody Taiwanese envoys and athletes who have to journey overseas, army and civilian police, residents of long-term care services, and members of Taiwan’s armed forces. Folks aged 65 and over are subsequent in line to obtain the photographs, and they are going to be adopted by high-risk teams within the age bracket from 19 to 64, folks with uncommon illnesses or extreme sicknesses, and adults aged 50-64.
The CDC cautioned that every one coronavirus vaccines require two photographs, a priming dose and a booster shot, and that the really useful intervals between doses are three to 4 weeks. It additionally emphasised that vaccines from totally different producers shouldn’t be combined collectively.