The IMSS assured that only two health workers have presented mild allergic reactions after being vaccinated against COVID-19 in Coahuila.
Mexico City, January 1 (However) .- The IMSS ruled out that a doctor had been intubated and that another had facial paralysis after receiving vaccines against COVID-19 in Coahuila; the institute also asked the population to have confidence in biologics.
The Representation Office in Coahuila of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) discarded the information published in local media about the health effects of a doctor who received the vaccine in Monclova.
According to the IMSSS, the worker from the General Hospital of Zone number 7 was transferred “for security reasons,” and as part of the follow-up and care protocol, to a medical unit in Nuevo León, but her health is good.
This afternoon, local media reported that the doctor would have had constant seizures half an hour after being vaccinated, they also cited the publication in networks of a relative of the woman, who indicated that she suffered paralysis in her arms and legs.
In addition to this serious event, the IMSS ruled out the case of another specialist from the General Hospital of Zone number 1. She explained that the woman remained in hospital surveillance for an hour, then she was discharged home, “so far she is in perfect condition. health ”, assured the institution.
Social Security reported that to date, 1,609 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been applied to its medical staff in Coahuila and only two people had mild allergic reactions.
The institution asked the population to maintain their confidence in the effects of the vaccine.
“The Representation Office of the IMSS Coahuila reaffirms the commitment to inform with transparency and opportunity and calls on the population not to mistrust biologicals and to remember that in medical history vaccines have represented salvation for multiple diseases,” he said in a statement .