Merdeka.com – The government is preparing to vaccinate Covid-19 starting January 2021. A number of community groups that are entitled to receive vaccines have been targeted. However, as long as the mass vaccination process has not yet started and community immunity, aka herd immunity, has not been achieved, you still need to be disciplined in following health protocols, at least with 3M, namely using masks, washing hands, and maintaining distance.
It is known that the upcoming vaccination preparation, there are a number of criteria for vaccine recipients Covid-19 according to the Association of Internal Medicine Specialists (PAPDI). The criteria are divided into two, namely inclusion and exclusion.
PAPDI’s recommendation is contained in the recommendation letter for the Covid-19 Vaccination (Sinovac / Inactivated), according to the Secretary General of PAPDI Eka Ginanjar, addressed to the Executive Board of the Indonesian Doctors Association (PB IDI) and the Indonesian Ministry of Health.
“Yes, that’s right. That’s a recommendation letter that we addressed to IDI and the Ministry of Health,” said Eka as quoted by Merdeka from Liputan6.com, Sunday (27/12).
The inclusion criteria for Covid-19 vaccine recipients according to PAPDI, include:
1. Healthy adults aged 18-59 years
2. Participants receive an explanation and sign a Letter of Approval after the Explanation (Informed Consent)
3. Participants agree to follow the immunization rules and schedule