Some Covid-19 Vaccines Delayed

Ruben Hill
February 20, 2021

The listing by the United Nations health agency comes days after a WHO panel provided interim recommendations on the vaccine, saying two doses with an interval of around 8 to 12 weeks should be given to all adults, and can be used in countries with the South African variant of the coronavirus as well.

Authorities found a private clinic offering fake vaccines for sale in the city of Monterrey, in the border state of Nuevo Leon.

In the letter, the unions said members were dissatisfied that they were receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine which they said had "only 60 per cent efficacy", while both Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna's jabs had efficacies of over 90 per cent.

"You don't play around with health, and in these moments of the pandemic, nobody should be profiteering", Rodriguez said.

Di National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), don approve di use of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine for use for Nigeria.

Experts have long anxious about the criminal gangs in Mexico attempting to steal, hijack, or counterfeit vaccines or medications during the pandemic.

"Vaccine supply is likely to be limited, at least in the short term, and so policy-makers must decide how best to deliver doses to achieve the greatest public health benefit".

While oxygen tanks and medicines have been stolen in the past, this was the first reported instance of criminal activity related the vaccines.

Right now the state is in Phase 1-B of the vaccination process that concentrates on people 65 years and older and people who are at higher risk of contracting the disease because of pre-existing health conditions.

However, many government vaccination teams began this week taking photographs of the elderly people who got their first vaccinations; combined with the fact the people had to show their voter ID cards to get the vaccines, the photographs drew criticism in a country where such practices have been used to pressure voters in the past.

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