translated from Spanish: Children from Nuevo Leon, Texas, Begin Vaccinating Against COVID

Children under 18 years of age from Nuevo León began to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in Texas, with the Cross-Border Vaccination program, informed the governor-elect of the state, Samuel García.
He said that today nine buses with children and adolescents, accompanied by their parents, left for McAllen, to the Hidalgo-Reynosa bridge, where they will be given the vaccine from the Pfizer laboratory.
“It’s one of the (vaccines) approved and certified by the United States and Europe to be given to minors,” he said.

The good news for Nuevo León continues! Starting today, with the Cross-Border Vaccination Program, we will begin vaccinating our children and young people under the age of 18; a great achievement for Nuevo León and a great step to protect them from COVID-19.
— Samuel Garcia (@samuel_garcias) September 20, 2021

Read: Pfizer says its vaccine is safe and effective for children under 12
Through his social networks, García pointed out that it is expected that between one thousand and one thousand 200 children will be immunized daily; He boasted that Nuevo León is the first state to vaccinate children.

“Without the support of the Texas authorities and businessmen of Nuevo León, none of this would have been possible. Girls, boys and young people are the future of our state and for them we do everything,” Garcia wrote on his social networks.
From August 18 to September 20, 23,000 doses have been applied with the Cross-Border Vaccination program, and 230 companies of the entity have benefited, he reported.
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