THE people aged 45 and above from Pantawpyin Village in Maungtaw Township of Rakhine State received their first jabs of Sinopharm vaccines yesterday.
The officials conducted the vaccination processes in line with the health rules of the Ministry of Health, Township Administration Officers and other relevant officials inspected the operation.
Before the vaccination, the staff of the General Administration Department collected data and the health workers monitored the body temperatures and blood pressures of the people and also watched them for 30 minutes after vaccination.
A total of 250 vaccines are allocated to Pantawpyin Village to vaccinate the people aged 45 and above. One vial is used for two people and 500 villagers will get the vaccines, according to Dr Nu Kathy San, township health medical service officer.
– Thet Lwin Soe (IPRD)/GNLM