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Sánchez assures that the Spanish vaccine will be ready before July



The president of the Government, Pedro Sanchez, has ensured that Spain will have your own flu vaccine Covid-19 before the end of the first half of 2022.

This was guaranteed by the also general secretary of the PSOE in his speech at the presentation of Juan Espadas as a socialist candidate for the Presidency of the Junta de Andalucía, at the Palacio de Congresos de Granada, where he visited, precisely, the pharmaceutical laboratories of Rovi , a pharmaceutical company that produces Moderna’s vaccine against the disease.

Sánchez has highlighted the “political decision” that his Executive carried out with the launch of a vaccination strategy that, he said, today is a “world example”, with 90% of the population with a complete regimen, and that has also meant the manufacture of doses in the country and the commitment to a Spanish vaccine.

“Before the end of this first semester, we will have our own vaccine,” he stressed in this regard, to specify that in this way the country will demonstrate that it can face the pandemic “with its own means and resources.”

50 million doses donated

The president has celebrated, on the other hand, that currently Spain has already donated 50 million doses to developing countries, especially to the “brothers” of Latin America, a goal that has been met “even ahead of schedule,” he stressed, since it was planned to be during the first half of this year.

In this context, has also applauded Europe’s decision to “decentralize” the purchase of vaccines and has stressed that it is the “main donor of vaccines in the world”. “We have donated more than those administered on the European continent,” he detailed, emphasizing Spain’s commitment to this action hand in hand with the EU.

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In this way, he has vindicated the action of his Government in the face of the pandemic that arrived and “changed and altered everything”, and has defended that it has acted with “proportionality” and “thinking about the health of compatriots” according to the instruments available to him.

“One of the main producers of the vaccine worldwide”

The chief executive, before the presentation of Swords, has visited the Rovi facilities in Granada, a pharmaceutical company that produces the Modern vaccine against Covid-19 in Spain, where it has highlighted Spain asor “one of the main producers of the vaccine worldwide”.

Sánchez has reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to Science and Innovation, as shown by the 19% budget increase for 2022 compared to 2021, which almost doubles the figure for 2020, as well as due to the vaccination strategy led by our country and which is proving to be a great collective success, according to the Government in a press release.

The Chief Executive has valued that Moderna has chosen Spain to consolidate its presence in Europe, our country being “one of the main producers of the Covid-19 vaccine worldwide”.

The Moderna vaccine production line in collaboration with Rovi in ​​Granada, once approved by the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (Aemps), will be the first of a messenger RNA vaccine in our country.

It will produce 250 to 300 million booster doses per year, which would be equivalent to the doses needed to administer the booster dose to most of the citizens of the European Union.

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