The Undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell, assured that Cofepris has not received any documentation regarding the case.
Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard reported at the morning conference that this month four clinical trials of vaccines against covid-19 were approved by the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris), including the CanSino pediatric one for minors, as well as those of Walvax, Sanofi and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.
“Cofepris approved four new phase 3 clinical trials this month: CanSino pediatric; Walvax, this is messenger RNA; Sanofi, from France; and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, which is also testing, is going to carry out another clinical trial, with which Mexico would have eight clinical trials of the same number of vaccines underway, ”he said.
However, at the end of the conference, the Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, assured that Cofepris had not received any documentation regarding this case.
“We have no information, CanSino has not submitted any document to Cofepris in this regard,” he said.
-But, it was introduced by the chancellor.
“It is not a trial in itself, it is part of the original trial and it has been conducted. The trial is conducted by Dr. Ruiz Palacios at the Institute of Nutrition, but no results have been shown towards the health authority ”, he stressed.
In the morning, Ebrard also reported that there are already ongoing phase 2 clinical trials of CanSino, Janssen, Novavax and Curevac. He also recalled that the supply of vaccines for the entire population is guaranteed, since at the end of this month the 120 million anticovid doses will be exceeded.
“In addition to what we have contracted, we are going to receive this month the second dose of Moderna, which is a donation from the United States, and the donation from AstraZeneca, 4.6 million, also from the United States,” he said.
He reiterated that 300 thousand doses of AstraZeneca vaccine were sent, which are packaged in Mexico, Honduras and Bolivia, with support from the Air Force and the Secretary of the Navy. In September, the second doses will also be sent to Jamaica, Paraguay, Belize, and a first shipment will be made to Nicaragua.
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