Head of the Ministry of Health (Minsa), Jorge Lopez, evaded the responsibility of his sector for the application of the Moderna vaccine. For the Minister, there was nothing wrong with putting 100 micrograms of Moderna’s vaccine instead of the 50 micrograms designated for the booster dose.
“As everyone knows, a conference was held yesterday. It became clear that there was no mistake here, Just a keyword to remember, and I think many of you as journalists know the English word for reinforcement, which is reinforcement,” stated at a press conference.
From this point of view, the official emphasized that the health sector is dealing with the fourth dose scheme, not the booster dose. “We’re dealing with a fourth dose, it’s not a booster dose. With that, I think things are clear.”
“And if there is an error, the relevant authorities will realize it, they will come and verify, everything that needs to be done and the steps that need to be followed will be implemented,” pointed out.
– They’ll only apply 50 micrograms –
At a press conference from the Mensa headquarters, the executive director of immunizations, Maria Elena Martinez, indicated that according to the protocol and directives of the health sector, only 50 micrograms of the modern vaccine will be applied.
“We specify that as per the protocol and directions outlined in Minsa, this (4th dose) will continue at 50 mcg and so arranged“confirmed.
For his part, Alexis Holguin, Director General of Strategic Interventions in Public Health, confirmed this Studies show that both doses of the Modera vaccine are safe.
“This process has followed the permissible standards. We have different types of vaccines against COVID-19 and the types of doses are changing. In the case of this vaccine (recent) There are two types, 50 mcg and 100 mcg. Both have studies on safety and efficacy.”And Hinge.
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