The vaccination schedule in Spain enters a new phase in which new groups of people will begin to receive doses of the drug against covid-19. The national vaccination strategy began in January with the inoculation of residents and staff of first-line health and social care centers for the elderly and later this month of March it was the turn of those over 80 years of age and large dependents whose vaccination will be extended during April.
Those over 70 and people at risk - with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, with a solid organ transplant and a waiting list for this, with oncohematological disease or with lung cancer or solid organ cancer under treatment with chemotherapy or immunotherapy, in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis or with Down syndrome over 40 years old, among others, are the next to receive the vaccine against covid-19 between April and May.
Those under 55 years of age at risk will continue with AstraZeneca, after the vaccination has been resumed today after the vaccination had been temporarily suspended after several rare thrombotic adverse events.
With the national vaccination strategy against covid-19, the Ministry of Health pursues the objective of reaching 70% of the population, 33 million people, immunized in summer. At the moment, according to the health administration, Spain has already vaccinated more than 1.5 million people, that is, 3% of Spaniards.
The forecast of the Ministry of Health on the future vaccination plan is as follows:
April 2021 People over 70
May 2021 People between 60 and 69 years old
August 2021 Under 60 years of age at high risk
August 2021 People between 56 and 59 years old
April-October 2021 People between 45 and 55 years old
January 2022 People between 35 and 44 years old
May 2022 People between 25 and 34 years old
July 2022 People between 16 and 24 years old
September 2022 Under 16 years old