Entrepreneurs and the federal government have had approaches to coordinate the purchase and application of COVID-19 vaccines.
Patrick Devlyn, health commissioner of the Business Coordinating Council (CCE), said there is private sector offering to acquire and collaborate with the federal government’s vaccination campaign next year.
«We have capacity, talent, cold network infrastructure, we can support with work centers where we can apply the vaccine,» he said in an interview in So On, with Carlos Loret de Mola on W Radio.
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Devlyn said it is «much more expensive» for companies to have employees who because they are a risk group cannot go to work than to pay for the vaccine, so they seek to join the government’s actions.
«We’re going to join a contagion early detection program and have two fronts where we’re collaborating,» he explained.
Although it found that companies participate in this first phase of vaccination, which involves nearly 260,000 doses to be applied by the health sector and the Army, apprenticeships will be shared with industry to define collaboration in the next stages.
On 11 December, Coferpris reported in a statement that from 26 November it reviewed, evaluated and issued the documentation submitted to this commission for emergency health authorization of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine.
The lab is expected to ship it approximately one week after approval.
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