Mexico City / 19.01.2021 09:36:25
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador affirmed in La Mañanera that there is already a great advance in the number of health personnel vaccinated against covid-19 and recalled that more doses of Pfizer arrive today to the airports of Mexico City and Nuevo León.
Technical group to review postponing application of Pfizer vaccine
The Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo Lopez-Gatell, reported that today the Technical Advisory Group on Immunization will meet in Mexico to follow up on the scientific review on the recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO) regarding the Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Dosage Range.
« Eventually they will make us a recommendation about this interval period in the doses and based on what they recommend, we could have new adaptations of the vaccination plan to cover this delay in the delivery of the vaccine and we could have coverage expansion ».
Use of CanSino and Sputnik V vaccines is about to be authorized in Mexico
The Secretary of Foreign Relations (SRE), Marcelo Ebrard, announced that the use of CanSino and Sputnik V covid vaccines It is about to be authorized in Mexico, so he estimated that the Russian doses will reach the country at the end of January. He added that this week, Mexico will receive the active substance in AstraZeneca for its final packaging and filling, it « goes in a timely manner ».
In CdMx there is a decrease in infections, says AMLO
López Obrador highlighted that there is a slight decrease in covid-19 infections in Mexico City, « we want that trend to continue, to decrease. Yesterday, with the head of government we evaluated and We were already observing a decrease in cases, hopefully and this is confirmed, that this trend remains down « .
AMLO plans to vaccinate teachers in Campeche to return to classes
The president announced that a proposal will be made to the government of Campeche to start the vaccination of teachers and education personnel with the aim of restarting face-to-face classes in mid-February.
« May we be able to vaccinate nearly 2,000 education workers in Campeche over the weekend, not only teachers but also those in schools, educational workers, 20,000 on the weekend so that 21 days or 28 days are apply the second dose and that already in 28 days, In mid-February, the third week of February, classes will begin in Campeche because it is green« .