Frontline healthcare workers, seniors to get COVID-19 vaccine first

2021-01-13 14:48:38

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The cabinet’s meeting convened on January 13 heard a report by Deputy Prime Minister and Chair of the State Emergency Commission Ya.Sodbaatar on the current situation of coronavirus in Mongolia and measures being taken. 

On January 11, National Committee for Immunization and Human Drug Council under the Ministry of Health convened and authorized to register three coronavirus vaccines - Pfizer and BioNTech, AstraZeneca and Moderna under emergency procedure. 

As informed by the Deputy Prime Minister, a study is underway to vaccinate frontline healthcare workers, hemodialysis patients, organ transplant recipients and other patients who require long-term care, and seniors who are 70 years of age or older in the first place.