The Executive Medical Secretary of Siprosa, Luis Medina Ruíz, led the delegation of reception of 69,300 doses of vaccines in the Central Depot of the Health System, replacing the minister Rossana Chahla. There he confirmed that in October they will begin vaccinating adolescents between 12 and 17 years of age without comorbidities.
According to what they estimated yesterday at the meeting of the Federal Health Council (Cofesa) “October will already be to immunize people between 12 and 17 years old without comorbidities”, indicated Medina Ruiz and that Pfizer and Moderna are the two vaccines that are authorized for this While he clarified that this month in progress they will finish “completing schemes and to ensure that people who do not have the first dose placed, to do so” he closed.
Regarding the arrival of new doses, Medina Ruíz commented that the shipment comes to complete schedules of people who have already received the first dose and eventually to start coverage: “With this amount of doses we will be able to advance with the objective of the Ministry of Health of the province and the Nation, and continue with the adolescent population ”, he said.
Regarding the arrival for the first time in the province of Cansino, Medina Ruiz explained that it is a vaccine very similar to Sputnik, which has a storage temperature of 2 to 8 degrees, consists of a single dose and will be intended for populations of difficult access to vaccination centers, either for reasons of distance or any other difficulty.
On the other hand, the arrival of second doses of Sputnik V will cover those who placed the first until June 9. “Today we will advertise through the media which people are the recipients and in which nodes. They will remain open throughout Thursday and Friday in the capital to reach this population, “said Medina Ruiz, while adding so far the province remains free of community circulation of Delta variant.