The Management Union of Medical Territorial Units (TABIB) has clarified why the AstraZeneca vaccine from the Covax platform is given only to people over 60 years of age.

Report informs that Nazrin Mustafayeva, a Working Group member on Infectious Diseases, attributed such tendency to the limited number of vaccines.

“As a limited number of vaccines were imported to the country, the first stage plans to inject elderly and those suffering from chronic diseases. The existing standard on vaccination also envisages it.”