Only 1% of the vaccinable population between 12 and 17 years of age in Laguna de Coahuila has been vaccinated against COVID, El Siglo de Torreón

Only one percent of the vaccinable population of the Lagunera Region of Coahuila between the ages of 12 and 17 has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This percentage represents 1,969 people with a first dose scheme out of a total of 190,169 candidates to be immunized.

With a complete anti-COVID vaccination scheme, the State Secretariat of Health reports 416 adolescents and it should be mentioned that in La Laguna only minors who have risk comorbidities have been inoculated, that is, diseases they already have that weaken their immune system. The vaccine that was applied was from the Pfizer / BioNTech pharmaceutical company.

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Recently, the Government of Mexico enabled the national vaccination platform against COVID-19 to register minors between the ages of 15 and 17 without comorbidities. The federal Ministry of Health emphasized that the person must be 15 years old as of January 15, 2022 or older.. At least in this Region of Coahuila, no start date has been reported, while in La Laguna de Durango, the inoculation of people aged 15 to 17 years without comorbidities began this Tuesday.

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