To give continuity to the vaccination strategy of the Government of Mexico, 73 thousand 710 Pfizer doses for young people between 15 and 17 years old arrived in Sinaloa
The Sinaloa State Vaccination Command received a total of 73,710 doses of the Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19, to follow up on the immunization strategy of the Government of Mexico, now giving priority to young people between 15 and 17 years of age, reported the Secretary of Health in Sinaloa.
The Vaccination spokesperson indicated that, at this moment, the state has an inventory of 44,424 doses, which would add up to a total of 118,134 with the arrival of the new batch of Pfizer vaccines, to start the vaccination of young people, taking into account that Sinaloa registers around 150 thousand people of this age group.
“This is very important because we know that the best prevention against this Covid-19 pandemic is vaccination, and well, there is a recent commitment from the federal authorities; Here there are also colleagues from the federation’s secretariat, and there is a commitment to vaccinate people who are under 18 years old, and the block that follows is between 15 and 17 years old, which is around 6 million young people throughout Mexico, and here in Sinaloa around 150 thousand, in such a way that this continues and in the future the vaccine will be universal, “he said.
The head of Health in the state, Héctor Melesio Cuen Ojeda, reiterated that, thanks to the vaccination strategy in Sinaloa, today there is practically 90% coverage above 18 years of age, who have received at least one of the dose.
Similarly, he reported that as of next Monday, November 29, the official vaccination calendar will be announced, urging parents and young people from 15 years to 17 years of age to register on the website www.mivacuna.salud.gob.mx, which opened its call for the registration of this age group on November 19.