The civil servant in the health sector in Algeria, Dr. Imane Slatnia, the first person to take the first jab of Russia’s Sputnik-V vaccine, said she experienced no reaction after receiving the shot.
As such, 24h after receiving anti covid-19 Sputnik V vaccine, the dentist surgeon Slatnia, who works at the multi-service clinic “Al-Banana” in Blida, is not suffering from non of the side effects.
According to the Algerian television, the dentist is not suffer from the vaccine’s reactions, including rashes on her skin, highlighting that her body temperature is quite stable.
The vaccination campaign was launched, today, Sunday, Jan 31st, 2021, in the capital Algiers.
As such, the spokesman for the scientific committee in charge of the follow-up of Coronavirus pandemic evolution, Dr Djamel Fourar, who, also, serves as the Health Ministry’s manager for prevention, supervised the launch of the vaccination process in this province.
Earlier yesterday, Health Minister Abderrahmane Benbouzid launched the vaccination campaign in Blida, one of the most affected provinces by this pandemic in the beginning of the health crisis.
The operation will concern, in a first step, people prone to infections and transmissions, notably staff of the medical sector, the elderly and people with chronic disease. It will, also, be extended, as from Sunday, to cover other sectors, namely; Police services and Civil Protection, education and also Imams, political officials and the media body.
The first shipment of the Russian anti-Covid-19 vaccine “Sputnik V” landed, Friday, at Bouafrik Airport (province of Blida), according to Ennahar TV.