AstraZeneca case, in Lombardy for those under sixties, summons from 17 June with another vaccine –

There is a departure date heterogeneous calls (with a different vaccine) in LombardyThursday 17th June. Starting from that day AstraZeneca affected by heterogeneous vaccination recalled and suspended June 12-16A note from the Welfare Directorate will be added to the references that were previously expected during that period, which it will send in light of the decisions taken by the competent authorities in recent days. Let’s talk about summoningFor citizens under the age of 60 who have been vaccinated with the first dose of AstraZeneca and sometime – According to the latest circular from the Ministry of Health – they will have to receive the second dose of the mRNA vaccine, such as Pfizer or Moderna Administered from 8 to 12 weeks. This way it will be possible to make the recalls on schedule.

Meanwhile – continues the note – Calls with Moderna vaccine scheduled for June 21 to June 30 (approximately 80,000) have been submitted for one week. The recall will take place 42 days after administration instead of the current 35 days. The standard adopted was not to punish in any way all Lombard citizens who had already booked to receive the first dose. These decisions are currently in effect for the month of June.

The suspension, which included those citizens under the age of 60 who had been vaccinated in the first dose of AstraZeneca, was scheduled for the recall between June 12-16, due to the need to Reschedule canceled appointments and reschedule the use of available and provided doses of Pfizer and Moderna . vaccines. Here are two problems that must be solved. First: the region with the largest vaccination campaign in Italy, which manages 94.5% of the doses delivered, has Only 186,957 people under the age of 60 were vaccinated with the first dose of AstraZeneca to be called with a different vaccine.: Of these, considering recall at 72 days, 94,075 have a second-dose appointment starting on July 1, but 92,882 have them in June.
The challenge, clearly resolved in light of this reprogramming, was a challenge Include these calls to be made with Pfizer and Moderna in programming, the same vaccines – the second problem – are used for All people under the age of 60 are still waiting for their first dose. Currently in stock are 323,000 doses of Pfizer and 36,000 doses of Moderna; In the first week they reach an average of 500 thousand, from the second 60 thousand.

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Saturday Welfare Chamber suspended appeal in two steps على For those under the age of 60 who have already been vaccinated with the Anglo-Swedish vaccine. The first is at the end of the morning, waiting for an official note from the Ministry of Health and Aifa, explaining that the ministerial circular was based on the opinion of the CTS (the advisory body) while the region also requested the scientific document of the Aifa (the regulatory body): Once I had the opinion of the Aifa, I allowed the prior approval of the Lombardy region, explained on Sunday Vice President and Sponsorship Advisor Letizia Moratti. But the second step came to the opinion that was obtainedHowever, the Region has kept appointments frozen for a short period necessary to reorganize the vaccination program based on available doses. The problem is now resolved.

However, nothing has changed when recalling people over 60 years of age who were vaccinated in the first dose of Astrazeneca: As indicated by the Ministry of Health and Aifa, the summons will be carried out for them the same vaccine. Finally, DG Welfare reports that all affected people will be notified of these changes by text message and states that the vaccine that will be used preferably in people over 60 years of age is a viral vector vaccine (AstraZeneca or Janssen).

June 14, 2021 | 19:36

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