Hugo López-Gatell launched the information by social networks.

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The Undersecretary for Prevention and Well being Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell , introduced by his Twitter account that the Federal Fee for the Safety towards Sanitary Dangers (Cofepris) licensed the appliance of Pfizer and BioNTech to adolescents over 12 years in Mexico.

“It’s information that may permit us to proceed defending the folks of Mexico,” the official mentioned in his message.

The injection was authorised for emergency use in these over 18 years of age since December 2020, now Cofepris has expanded the therapeutic indication for its software in adolescents over 12 years of age.

This determination was made by the Committee for New Molecules (CMN), which met on the matter on June 11, 2021, based on the company in a statement .

“On June 22, the pharmaceutical firm Pfizer SA de CV, introduced to Cofepris, by the Sanitary Authorization Fee, the modification data, which was dominated by consultants utilizing technical and scientific standards, together with the non-binding opinion of the CMN.

This authorization for emergency use and its respective extension certify that the organic complies with the standard, security and efficacy necessities needed for its software to folks 12 years of age and older ”, explains the establishment.

It is very important do not forget that the nationwide vaccination day has not but reached these ages. They’re nonetheless vaccinating folks over 40 years previous and the registry for the inhabitants aged 30 and over has simply been opened.