Novavax vaccine arriving in Italy, already by the end of this week. And Piedmont from the day after tomorrow, Wednesday 23 February, gives the possibility to book. “By the end of this week the Novavax vaccine will arrive: we will receive just over a million doses that will be immediately distributed to all regions and autonomous provinces”. This was stated by the extraordinary commissioner for the Covid emergency, General Francesco Paolo Figliuolo, today in Florence, at the end of his visit to the Meyer pediatric hospital. “Then another couple of million doses will arrive in March. So there will also be the possibility of using this additional vaccine,” he added.
“From Wednesday on the portal ‘Piemonte ti vaccina’ it will be possible to join the Novavax vaccine”, is the announcement of the President of the Region, Alberto Cirio, specifying that by the end of the month the Region will receive the first budget estimated at 60 thousand units. “As soon as we have the right quantities, then, we will call people directly,” he added.
“The Novavax vaccine needs a different path than other vaccines because heterologous vaccination is not allowed, so those who start with Novavax must finish with Novavax while those who started with Pfizer and Moderna cannot finish with Novavax. For this they will have a channel. his “, recalled Cirio.
“There is a lot of demand for this vaccine which has its own different genealogy and which, it seems, receives a lot of attention from the audience of people who have not yet joined the vaccine – said Cirio – and since our goal is to go I meet everyone as long as they get vaccinated, without forcing them, but putting them in a position to do it immediately, freely, when they want it, on Wednesday they join and from Friday if the vaccines arrive we will begin to summon them “, concluded the president of Piedmont.
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