Distribution of the Abdala vaccine candidate in Las Tunas

Workers of the Wholesale Marketing and Distribution of Medicines (Emcomed) base business unit assumed the transfer of the third doses of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine candidate Abdala to the different clinical sites enabled in the province, to complete the health intervention in risk groups.

Las Tunas, Cuba.- On her Facebook profile, the director Idania Galano Milhet shared images of the moment when the bulbs were received and dispatched, totaling 2,718, for a total of 27,180 doses. The process, she said, took place in detail, with the organization that characterizes this unit, deserving of national recognition.

From the same hours on Saturday afternoon, the distribution to the Las Tunas and Majibacoa vaccination centers began in a refrigerated means of transport with the required temperature, between two and eight degrees Celsius, to guarantee the cold chain.

On Sunday, the delivery of Abdala continued to the other municipalities in the north and south of the territory, to begin this June 7 the administration of the third and last dose of the vaccination scheme to health workers, students and professors of Medical Sciences, and personnel from other sectors linked to the confrontation of the pandemic.

The EMCOMED team maintains strict compliance with the requirements for distribution and security, and they are accompanied throughout the process by members of the Ministry of the Interior.

The first doses of Abdala arrived in this eastern province on May 8 and after receiving and distributing through clinical sites, its application began on May 10. To date, no severe adverse effects have been reported in the more than 27 thousand people included, who have put their shoulder with all the trust in this vaccine candidate, son of Cuban Biotechnology.