He is part of the 9 million 652 thousand children and adolescents who live in our country (according to INEI figures), who count the days to play with their friends again without having to keep their distance. (Find out more here )
“Gabo longs to walk his dog without wearing a mask. You feel lonely not having your friends. And he is aware that he must take care of his grandparents. He has matured prematurely, he knows that he must wear a mask and that he must be more independent. What disturbs him the most is school work, ”says Cristina Luna, Gabriel’s mother, to El Comercio.
Those who went to school were caught off guard by the pandemic, because they never expected that this see you soon with their teachers and classmates would extend for so many months. How much can this affect your development and mental health? What do they think?
Locked up at home and chatting with a screen. Despite not belonging to the vulnerable population, millions of children were greatly affected by COVID-19 because they spent more than 200 days locked up and – until recently – with permission to go out only one hour a day (now the regulation only mentions that children and adolescents under 12 years of age can take a daily walk, without setting a time).
COVID-19: What do children say after being locked up for more than 200 days?
US pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna, as well as Russia’s Gamaleya Institute, which also develop vaccines against COVID-19, recently reported that the effectiveness of their products was between 92% and 95%. (Find out more here )
Clinical trials of the potential Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine are taking place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Argentina, Morocco and Peru.
“With regard to effectiveness, we are closing all the data and based on the other countries where this study is being carried out, the effectiveness will be evaluated for the fortnight of December. In other words, see how many people have been vaccinated in their four countries, how many have received placebo, how many have received the vaccine candidate, how many have been infected, to establish the efficacy of this vaccine, “declared Malaga in dialogue with Canal N.
The efficacy of the Sinopharm company’s vaccine candidate against COVID-19 would be evaluated in the fortnight of December, reported Germán Málaga, principal investigator of the clinical trials carried out by the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) with the Chinese laboratory.
COVID-19: efficacy of the Sinopharm vaccine candidate would be evaluated in the fortnight of December
As the leader of this team, his work consisted of articulating the actions assigned to the members of the Executive Power with the support of the Armed Forces, and all the health subsystems nationwide. In the same way, it evaluated the resources that each region needed, such as hospital beds and intensive care (ICU) beds. (Find out more here )
Mazzetti Soler returns to the Health portfolio to continue working and mitigate the effects of the coronavirus, as he has been doing since he served as head of the COVID-19 Operations Command formed last April to face the pandemic with multisectoral actions .
After his resignation, on November 12, Mazzetti Soler was replaced by the doctor Abel Salinas, who only spent two days in office and resigned due to the constant demonstrations against former president Manuel Merino and the death of two young people (Inti Sotelo and Jack Pintado) during the protests.
After nine days, Pilar Mazzetti Soler returned to the Executive Branch and was sworn in as Minister of Health on Wednesday, now as a member of the new cabinet chaired by Violeta Bermúdez Valdivia. The surgeon and neurologist had taken office on July 15, however, after the vacancy of Martín Vizcarra, she resigned from this office.
Pilar Mazzetti swears in again as Minister of Health
Since last Sunday, October 25, the mandatory social immobilization was lifted in all regions and provinces where the measure to stop the spread of the coronavirus was still maintained. However, the ban on the use of private vehicles on Sundays is still maintained throughout the country. (Find out more here )
The National State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be in force until November 30, in order to contain the advance of infections throughout the country. This implies mandatory social immobilization (curfew) from 11:00 pm to 4:00 am the next day, Monday through Sunday, nationwide.
It should be noted that, since August, the Minsa records a cumulative number of infections from the day and previous days on a daily basis.
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Wednesday that the accumulated number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the country rose to 941,951. There are 2,020 new infections (892 of the last 24 hours), which are added to the 939,931 accumulated until Tuesday.
COVID-19 in Peru: Minsa reports 2,020 more infections and the accumulated number reaches 941,951