Alberto Fernandez, who turned 62 on Friday, got a dosage of the Sputnik V vaccine on January 21 and a 2nd dosage a couple of days later on.
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez states he had a preliminary favorable test for COVID-19, regardless of having actually been immunized in January.
Mr Fernandez sent out a tweet early on Saturday stating he took a fast antigen test for the infection after feeling a headache and experiencing a fever of 37.3 Celsius (99.1Fahrenheit He stated he otherwise has light signs, is separating and is “physically well.”
He stated he is waiting for a verification of the outcome utilizing a more strenuous PCR test.
The President, who turned 62 on Friday, got a dosage of the Sputnik V vaccine onJan 21 and a 2nd dosage a couple of days later on.
None of the vaccines utilized versus the brand-new coronavirus entirely get rid of infections, though they have actually been revealed to dramatically decrease the rate of infection and its seriousness.
The Russian Gamaleya Institute that produced the vaccine tweeted that it wanted the president a fast healing, and stated the vaccine has a 91.6% rate of efficiency versus infection and 100% versus vital cases.
“If the infection is confirmed and occurred, the vaccination assures a rapid recovery without severe symptoms,” it stated.
More than 6,50,000 individuals in Argentina have actually gotten both set up shots of the vaccine and just about 1,000 of those have actually been discovered to be contaminated more than 2 week after the last dosage, according to nationwide health data.
“It is totally plausible, probable, logical and expectable that people are infected with the virus” even after 2 shots, stated virologist Humberto Debat of the National Institute of Agroindustrial Technology in Cordoba,Argentina He kept in mind that the primary function of the vaccine is to avoid major health problem and deaths.
Argentina just recently tightened up border limitations due to an upswing in cases. The country of some 45 million individuals has actually tape-recorded almost 2.4 million infections, with 56,000 deaths. It has actually administed more than 4 million dosages of vaccine versus the illness.
Officials stated a number of individuals were likewise in seclusion after current close contact with the president, including his spokesperson, the secretary-general of the presidency and the head of his celebration in the lower home of congress, Maximo Kirchner, the child of Vice President– and previous President– Cristina Fernandez.