Thursday, March 23, 2023

COVID: Health confirms it is safe to give expired vaccines to children in Guerrero

Covid Vaccines In Guerrero
The expiration date of the vaccines is October 2022. Photo: Cuartoscuro

Guerrero’s health secretary said it is Safe to request expired dose from covid-19 vaccine One minorsAfter medical personnel in some areas of the state reported that they had received the product defeated,

in Altamirano Citystaffrefused to s from two hospitals Vaccinate children aged 5 to 11 years with doses from the laboratory pfizer Which ended in October 2022. employees fear that Vaccines causes a reaction minors,

Fearing doctors and nurses, the state health authority indicated that doses could be given, although their fixed date has already passed.

Health assures that validity of vaccines has been extended

Guerrero’s health secretary explained that he received, from Federal commission for protection against sanitary hazards ,cofeprisa document in which the approval for the extension was given shelf life of pfizer vaccines, dependency argued that validity time Up to 12 months if they meet “storage conditions of -90 to -60 °C”.

in this matter diet Stored at temperatures between 2 and 8 °C, the shelf life of the product can be extended by an additional three months.

Further, the agency argued that it was asked to pfizer To report on sustainability studies to expand Lifespan of Your COVID-19 Vaccine,

“There is scientific confidence in applying this biologic to our children, Don’t be afraid,” the agency’s head, Ide Ibarez Castro, commented on Facebook.

They confirm that termination was not proven

In a live broadcast, Ruy López Ridaura, coordinator of the national vaccination strategy against COVID-19, said that when they were developed, it was not known how long the vaccine could last. diet, Even then, pfizer He sent new evidence showing that the validity of his product is widespread.

The officer said that New expiration date for vaccines who were sent guerrero For children ages 5 to 11, it is now February 28, 2023.

“One is vaccine It’s safe, effective and you won’t have any problems. It should not be considered as expired, it has a useful life and is still valid”, said López Ridaura.

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