There are already trained personnel to administer the covid19 vaccine in Mexico; SEDENA carries out a simulation from its arrival, refrigeration, handling and application
The application of the vaccine against covid-19 is one of the most anticipated and at the same time more distressing news in the midst of this pandemic, in Mexico a simulation is being carried out on how and in which spleens it will be placed.
Health personnel from the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena) trained for the application of the covid-19 vaccine in Mexico released details that we must know about it that it will be applied in five phases.
Mexico becomes the fifth country in the world to approve this vaccine against covid-19 and the application plan has already been established was highlighted a few weeks ago by the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris).
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The drill included the entry and reception activity of the biologicals in the national territory. Based on the hypothesis of the arrival of the vaccine transportation aircraft at the International Airport of Mexico City (AICM) “Benito Juárez”, coordinated personnel of the SAT, Health and the parcel company carried out the corresponding fiscal procedures for the entry of vaccines.
It will be on the left arm where the person will apply the vaccine to which he pointed out to Lieutenant Colonel Nurse, Clara Rosa Castellanos will come frozen "To start applying it, the vial with the vial is required to be removed from the tray, and left at temperature for half an hour environment".
"It is going to be diluted with sodium chloride water. Then with this dilution the vial can remain for up to six hours. Then it lasts the entire working day," said a lieutenant for the Uno tv news portal.
Good handling of the vaccine is important, as it will remain in special freezers upon arrival and, once exposed to room temperature, it can be there for up to six hours, at no more than 30 degrees Celsius.
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Posted by Secretary of Health on Friday, December 18, 2020
It is the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine to prevent the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that was approved in an emergent manner and it is that while returning to many of the activities the infections have not subsided and much of this is due to the fact that the guard when it was go out with protocols.
Prior to the application of the vaccine to each patient, a kind of interview will be carried out and after the dose examined, the health person in charge of its application will be given the first phase according to vulnerability.
In a statement, the Secretary of Health highlights, this trial continued with the transfer of vaccines in a vehicle escorted by Sedena units to the facilities of the 81st Infantry Battalion Campo Militar number 1-C Tlalpan, Mexico City.
The commander of the 81st Battalion, Virgilio Antonio Gómez Campos, explained that five modules were installed at this site, to which the personnel registered in the vaccination register authorized by the Ministry of Health were taken.
The staff went to the triage area to check their vital signs; later, to the initial registration area to assign a vaccination card; then to the application of the vaccine and, finally, to the observation area.
To imitate the activity of the application against COVID-19, 120 participants received the influenza vaccine this same simulation was carried out simultaneously in the state of Coahuila, with the participation of federal authorities from the Secretariats of Health, National Defense (Sedena) , Marina (Semar) and Finance and Public Credit (SHCP), through the Tax Administration System (SAT), as well as the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), Institute of Social Security and Services of State Workers (Issste ), Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and the Pfizer laboratory.