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Mexico Approves Use of Second Cuban-Made Covid Vaccine

By MELISSA T. CASTRO Mexico’s Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris), announced late Saturday, Nov. 19, that the Cuban-made Soberana vaccine has been approved for nationwide use against covid-19. The Soberana vaccine, uses a conjugate of the receptor-binding “S” protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus recombined with a tetanus toxoid. Mexican Undersecretary of Public Health Hugo López-Gatell had

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Mexican Health Authority Issues Maximum Alert against Vaping

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF The Mexican government’s top medical and health authority, the Federal Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris), on Thursday, May 19, issued a maximum health alert against vaping and all other forms of tobacco consumption devices, such as hookahs and water pipes. In a press release issued Thursday afternoon, Cofepris, in collaboration with Mexico’s

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