This Monday, July 26, a new vaccination strategy against the COVID-19 in Mexico. As the president had previously explained Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO)It would be a question of covering mainly municipalities and dispersed communities with difficult access located in some states.
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This new strategy began to be implemented this week in Veracruz, it is in charge of the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena), the Secretariat of the Navy (Semar), the National Guard, the Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection (SSPC) and the Institute Mexican Social Security (IMSS).
Basically it seeks to cover the care of these communities in the states of Veracruz, Puebla, Guerrero, Chiapas and Oaxaca. This decision was made because it seeks to mitigate the contagion and spread of the coronavirus, especially now that it has more contagious variables.
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The vaccine that is being applied for these cases in Mexico is the laboratory CanSino, because it is a single dose. In this way, it will no longer be necessary to carry out all this deployment again in areas that are so remote or difficult to access for a second injection.
According to the tests carried out, the vaccine from the Chinese pharmaceutical company CanSino Biologics prevents 65.7% of symptomatic cases of COVID-19, 95.47% of severe cases of this disease and 100% of hospitalizations.
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“We are already intensifying vaccination because there is no other alternative, there is no other option to face the virus, the best thing is the vaccine and that is what we must be clear about“Said AMLO in his morning press conference on Monday, from Xalapa, Veracruz.
The president also took the opportunity to summon older adults who have still been vaccinated against the coronavirus, to make the decision to be immunized because there is no better defense they can have against COVID-19.
“We are in a special situation again, there is a kind of regrowth, a third wave of infections, not the same as the first and second, it is of less intensity and also less harmful because we have fewer hospitalizations and, most important of all, fewer deaths”Warned the Mexican president.
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