Peru: Government forms working group for COVID-19 vaccination

Photo: ANDINA/Diffusion

Photo: ANDINA/Diffusion

16:00 | Lima, Jan. 6.

The Peruvian Government formed a working group to support the implementation of the vaccination process against coronavirus (COVID-19), which is led by Prime Minister Violeta Bermudez, President Francisco Sagasti announced on Wednesday.

The working group will be composed of several State ministers, representatives of public institutions, the private sector, civil society, as well as the Armed Forces and the National Police of Peru.

"This way, we will face the enormous logistical challenge that entails bringing the vaccine to every corner of the country during this year," he said in a televised address to the nation.

The Head of State said that the Government —while negotiating the purchase of vaccines from Sinopharm and continuing negotiations with other suppliers— has prepared for the distribution and application of doses.


Published: 1/6/2021
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