PAN urged the Federal Government to “take seriously” the fourth wave of COVID-19

Mexico broke its historical record of positive cases of COVID-19 after registering more than 30 thousand cases by January 8. (Photo: REUTERS / Luis Cortes)

In the face of the accelerated expansion of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Mexico, the National Action Party (PAN) called on the Federal Government to “take it seriously” the increase in cases in the territory.

“We ask the federal government to take the fourth wave more seriously and not minimize the risks to the health of the population again.”

The exhortation derives after Mexico break his historical record of infections since the pandemic began by registering 30 thousand 671 infections in the last 24 hours (for the cutoff of January 8) and exceed the 300 thousand deaths.

Given this, the blue and white asked for character urgent expedite the Vaccination Days for the entire population, including those for minors 12 to 18 years, as well as evaluate the effects of the disease in the population of 5 to 12 years.

“National Action asks to accelerate the universal vaccination without intermediation (…) using all the resources that are necessary to apply, at least, one million daily doses″, He specified in a release official.

National Action proposed to shorten the deadlines for the applications of booster vaccines.  (Photo: REUTERS / Jose Luis Gonzalez)
National Action proposed to shorten the deadlines for the applications of booster vaccines. (Photo: REUTERS / Jose Luis Gonzalez)

In this vein, the political group put on the table a third line of action, which consists of the application of booster dose to the population two months after you have received your single dose The six months after the double dose.

Also asked increase the number of samples and their respective sequencing to provide genetic information capable of identify expansion of the type of strains in the Republic. In addition, it requested that the experience and maintenance the level of protection of the biological of the Gamalyera Institute, Sputnik-V.

It is necessary to give special attention to postcovid sequelae; give definitive registration to the Pfizer-Biontech vaccine; do the same with Astra-Zeneca, Moderna and Sinovac, which have been prequalified by the World Health Organization (WHO) and already used in millions of Mexicans without major adverse effects, “he added in the letter.

Other proposals that National Action also put forward to deal with the pandemic is the reestablishment of the National Health Weeks, make the purchases of vaccines transparent, plan acquisitions and reinstall the Electronic Vaccination Card.

The Secretary of Health of Nayarit confirmed the first case of Flurona and Ómicron in the entity.  (Photo: Cuartoscuro)
The Secretary of Health of Nayarit confirmed the first case of Flurona and Ómicron in the entity. (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

The entities with the highest number of active cases of SARS-CoV-2 in descending order are: Baja California Sur, Mexico City (CDMX), Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas, Yucatán and Baja California.

However, for its part, Health Secretary (In) from Nayarit confirmed the first case of Flurona in national territory. This would not be a new variant of the COVID-19If not, it is a co-infection of the virus and influenza.

In accordance with the health owner of the entity, José Francis Munguía Pérez, the contagion occurred in a 28-year-old woman, who was isolated to receive medical treatment. the woman was isolated, which is receiving medical treatment.

“We have the first case of coinfection, known as Flurona, a combination of COVD-19 and influenza in a 28-year-old female from the city of Tepic “, declared the Secretary of Health on the afternoon of December 8.

Given the various cases of said co-infection that have occurred around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that it is “possible to contract both diseases at the same time”, both the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the Flurona virus, for this reason he emphasized that “the most effective way to prevent hospitalization for COVID-19 and influenza is vaccination”Against both, which are spread in a similar way.

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