Sunday, October 1

Avoid buying and applying clandestine COVID vaccines, warns Cofepris

Any product sold as COVID-19 vaccine it is a fraud and its acquisition is illegal, according to the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris).

Through a newsletter The commission warned this Wednesday that any dose not provided by a public institution corresponds to a health hazard of the people who have applied it. In addition, he recommended to people who have already the vaccine against COVID-19 in irregular places, monitor reactions and report them.

“For the moment, this commission has not issued a license to any individual for the sale or import of these vaccines, so people can consider any offer of this type as illegal and a health risk, “he reported. Cofepris.

In addition, the organization took the opportunity to remind the population that vaccination is free, and that each of the batches of doses against COVID-19 that arrive in the country must be reviewed and authorized by regulatory authorities.

“Receiving a biological that does not have information on its origin, manufacture, storage, or expiration does not offer any certainty about its effectiveness in preventing the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. (COVID-19)”.

Finally, he remembered the Cofepris that any apocryphal dose may contain dangerous substances or be contaminated, which could materialize in damage to the body of those who apply these vaccines against COVID-19.