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72,440 anti-Covid-19 biologicals arrived; the second dose will also be applied to those over 15 years of age

Merida, Yucatan, (December 29, 2021).- A new shipment with 72,440 vaccines against the coronavirus from the pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Pfizer arrived in Yucatán this Monday, December 27th, to begin with the administration of the booster shot to the health personnel of the state of the first and second line of care.

The second dose administration day for adolescents between 15 and 17 years of age in municipalities will be announced in the coming days.

The Yucatan Health Secretariat (SSY) explained that the vaccination modules that will be enabled for the administration of the 35,000 doses of AstraZeneca and the 37,440 Pfizer vaccines that arrived in the territory will be announced shortly, and invited the population in these age ranges to be attentive to the information that will be provided through official channels.

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The director of Prevention and Health Protection of the SSY, Isaac Hernández Fuentes, went to the Military Air Base (BAM) number 8 to supervise the arrival of this new batch, aboard a C27J Spartan aircraft of the Mexican Air Force registration 3205 from Mexico City, which landed on state territory at 4:07 pm on December 27th.

Accompanied by the State Vaccination Coordinator, Lieutenant Commander Carlos Gómez Montes de Oca, Hernández Fuentes verified the unloading of vaccines and supplies, by Army personnel, which were placed in a refrigerated truck, and then transferred to the state warehouse, from where they will be distributed statewide.

To date, more than 3 million 184 thousand 939 vaccines against the coronavirus have arrived in the state, to which is added the batch of 72 thousand 440 that the SSY received this afternoon.

It should be reiterated that the vaccines will be applied to the population that has been previously registered and selected through the platforms of the federal government.

At the arrival of the new batch of vaccines, Infantry Lieutenant Colonel Javier Ojeda Beltrán was also present, as well as Airman Pilot Lieutenant Colonel Marco Durán García, accidental commander of BAM 8.

Source: La jornada maya



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