Mexico City ,
Under Secretary for Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell informed that immunization against COVID-19 for children aged five to 11 years will start from June 27 this year.
Through his social network, the official informed that this phase of the National Immunization Strategy will last for about three months. For this reason, he called on people who have been infected with the virus to wait 15 days before getting organic.
“From Monday, June 27, we will start vaccination against COVID-19 for girls and boys between the ages of five and 11. This phase will last for about three months. We advise those who have to wait for 15 days before getting the vaccine,” he wrote.
From Monday, June 27, we will start vaccination against #COVID-19 For girls and boys aged 5 to 11 years. This phase will last for about three months.
We recommend that people who have COVID wait 15 days before getting vaccinated.
— Hugo López-Gatell Ramirez (@HLGatell) 23 June 2022
In the morning he reached Mexico andThe first shipment with 804 thousand vaccines against Covid-19 from Pfizer-BioNtech for minors out of a total of eight million received under the contract.
These are the first doses aimed at this segment of the population and will be distributed and implemented immediately. When including vaccines for people over 12 years of age and pediatrics, a total of 52 million 237 thousand 395 doses have been received in 113 shipments from this laboratory since December 23, 2020.