Blue and Gold Pride! Capital authorities announced that It will be until 2023 that the vaccine against COVID-19 developed by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) will be applied. together with the Secretary of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (SECTEI) of the CDMX.
In 2023 they will apply the UNAM COVID vaccine
As we were telling you, it was the head of SECTEI, Rosaura Ruíz, who at a press conference, together with the head of government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, announced with great fanfare that in January 2023 they will begin to apply the vaccine against COVID-19 that they develop together with UNAM.
Well, that is what the capital authorities contemplate, since the process to launch the drug is already well advanced. In fact, the official indicated that the doses of this vaccine will be used as a booster.
In addition, they still plan to start with a test phase of the UNAM COVID-19 vaccine in people.
Yes indeed! She warned that they are looking for agreements with pharmaceutical companies, Well, he explained that the development of a vaccine like this represents very high costs..
What do we know about this vaccine?
To begin with, it is the second vaccine of totally Mexican origin, but… it does not yet have a name. The best thing is that this drug will have the main characteristic that it will be able to fight any variant of SARS-CoV-2 that is put in front of it.
Finally, it should be remembered that it was in May 2020, a few days after the presence of COVID-19 was declared in Mexico, when SECTEI and UNAM announced that they would work to develop a vaccine.
“We are also supporting the creation of a level 3 laboratory that is required for the preparation of the vaccine. The Rector has already announced that it is being done and SECTEI and the City Government are going to support the construction of the highly specialized laboratory that is required”, Rosaura Ruíz said on that occasion about the laboratory where.