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They do not report expired pediatric Covid-19 vaccines to BCS

The vaccination campaign against Covid-19 in Baja California Sur Due to low public participation, it was suspended on September 15th. Less than 50% of the population between the ages of five and 11 have completed their vaccination schedule.

The Delegate of the Programs for the Development of Baja California Sur, Yassén Weichselbaum is collecting information to determine the number of vaccinations outstanding in the state.

“As of September 15, when we stopped administering the vaccines, we still had some left, and so we are in the process of concentrating the vaccines to determine how many we have left.”

The federal authority It is estimated that around 4,000 vaccine doses could be evaluated to extend their expiry dates. These doses will be sent to the central offices in Mexico City, as Weichselbaum Calderón explains.

“I think we had about 4,000 doses left to extend the expiration date for minors. But as I mentioned, the order was given on September 15 last year to use the vaccine by that date and currently they are in the process of sending it to the headquarters.”

States such as Zacatecas and Querétaro have reported that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines have an extended expiration date, allowing vaccination days to be extended. The Ministry of Health assures that the doses administered in recent days are of good quality and in optimal condition.

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It should be noted that 243,947,095 doses of vaccination against Covid-19 have expired at the national level including 5,041,000 pediatric doses, which represents 2.07% of the total biologics in the country, according to the Ministry of Health (SSA).

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