People in these groups will get two doses of vaccines.
Healthcare workers Those at high risk of acquiring and transmitting infection including medical staff from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Public Security, laboratory staff, pharmacists, village health volunteers, health workers at private health facilities and medical students.
Older adults (≥60 years old) People aged 60 years or above. The risk for severe illness and death from COVID-19 substantially increases with age, with older adults at highest risk.
People with underlying health conditions Those with underlying health conditions including lung or heart disease, diabetes, obesity, conditions that affect the immune system, and others.
Essential workers This group includes workers considered essential for maintaining the economy and providing services such as border control officers, security forces, teachers, civil servants, judges, transport, logistics, energy, mining, utilities, finance, communications, customs, and others.
Essential travelers Those currently in Lao PDR at risk of acquiring infection outside the home country and reintroducing infection upon return to home country. This group includes migrant workers, international students, business people, diplomats, international organizations, aid workers, and others.
Vaccines will be given to only those who will be able to come to get vaccinated for the 2nd dose.
After getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection.
Following symptoms can take place, and it usually resolves within 2 to 3 days.
Common Side Effects pain, redness, swelling, warmth, nausea, muscle pain, tiredness, headache