Phase 3 of the Covid-19 vaccine trial begins in Guerrero – Politics

Mexico City. The Ministry of Foreign Relations (SRE) announced that this Sunday the phase III clinical trial of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by CanSino Biologics began in Guerrero, which will be carried out in health centers of that entity.

In a statement, the federal agency reported that phase III of the clinical trials of the candidate vaccines in Mexico “is of the greatest relevance since it will allow us to know their effects in different segments of our population.”

The Foreign Ministry said that through its Undersecretariat for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, it has established the communication channel in real time between the country’s authorities and the relevant international bodies in relation to the application of this phase of the antidote.

On Tuesday, November 3, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard Casaubón reported during the morning conference of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador that on October 30 the doses for phase III of the vaccine developed by the Chinese laboratory arrived in the country. He said that between 10 and 15 thousand Mexican volunteers, over 18 years of age, will participate for the application of the doses in 20 health centers distributed in 12 entities of the country, which – underlined the SRE – were selected based on “their high rigor scientific”.

The start-up ceremony was attended by the head of said undersecretary, Martha Delgado; the governor of Guerrero, Héctor Astudillo Flores; and the State Secretary of Health, Carlos de la Peña Pintos.

Delgado highlighted the importance of coordination between international entities and local governments for the optimal advancement of phase III of the vaccine.

He affirmed that the timely and fluid exchange of information is one of the most relevant tools during this stage, and reiterated that “thanks to the coordination with local governments and international entities, Mexico is part of the most advanced research processes to have an effective and safe vaccine against Covid-19 ”.

During his speech, Governor Astudillo said: “Today we received in the state the research product from the CanSino Biotech laboratory to begin phase III of the tests in volunteers, which, once this phase is overcome, will become the vaccine against Covid -19 “.

While the state Secretary of Health stressed that: “Guerrero is managing to stop the infections in key municipalities such as Acapulco, the most affected. In addition to this, the influenza vaccination campaign has started, so that we can maintain a wide availability of beds ”.

The SRE recalled that Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard Casaubón has carried out “a solid diplomatic strategy to combat Covid-19”, based on the instruction of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to strengthen ties of international solidarity in the face of the pandemic .

“This strategy has included collaboration with the health sector through the coordination of our representations abroad for the supply of medical supplies for health workers, the first line of defense in the fight against the pandemic, as well as the expansion of specialized hospital capacity for the reception of acute cases of the disease. In addition, the SRE has managed to receive international donations ”, he remarked in the statement.

From the Foreign Ministry, he added, a comprehensive strategy has also been undertaken to search for a safe and effective vaccine against Covid-19 that includes a multilateral front in which Mexico participates in COVAX, a body attached to the World Health Organization; a diplomatic front that has established agreements with governments and laboratories with more promising and advanced protocols, such as AstraZeneca together with the University of Oxford, Pfizer and CanSino; and a national aspect of the diplomatic strategy that implies collaboration between Mexican research centers with international entities.

He added that the vaccine in question has already gone through a rigorous testing process of its phases I and II with a wide degree of success.

“The Mexican health authorities, as well as other international ones, have all the information on the previously applied vaccine and will have real-time information on the development of phase III in Mexico. Our health authority already has access to the results of preclinical and clinical trials of phases I and II. The protocol and authorization of the participating health centers went through a rigorous evaluation process led by the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks, a regulatory entity of our country ”.

The trial of this phase III will be carried out in different health centers throughout the country selected on the basis of their high scientific rigor.

The SRE thanked the government of Guerrero for the coordination established for this task. “Our country takes an important step to guarantee the right to health of our population, as well as universal access to the vaccine against Covid-19 in an effective and safe way,” the Foreign Ministry concluded.


CanSino Biologics vaccine trials against Covid-19 begin in Guerrero

The Secretary of Foreign Relations (WED) reported that phase III of the clinical trial of the vaccine developed by CanSino Biologics in the state of Guerrero, against him Covid-19.

Through a statement, the Foreign Ministry reported that the Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, Martha Delgado, went to the state of Guerrero and together with the Governor and the State Secretary of Health, Carlos de la Peña, began the phase III clinical trial of the vaccine to be held in health centers of said federative entity.

“Thanks to coordination with local governments and international entities, Mexico is part of the most advanced research processes to have an effective and safe vaccine against Covid-19“Said the undersecretary.

Governor Astudillo explained that the tests will be carried out on volunteers and once this phase is passed, the product will become a vaccine against Covid-19.

Read also: Covid-19 vaccine clinical trial starts in Acapulco

According to the WED, the vaccine went through phases I and II with a wide degree of success and affirmed that the Mexican and international health authorities have all the information on the previously applied vaccine and will have real-time information on the development of phase III in Mexico.

“The Foreign Ministry, through the Undersecretariat for Multilateral Affairs, has established the communication channel in real time between the authorities of our country and the pertinent international bodies,” said the agency.

“Our country takes an important step to guarantee the right to health of our population, as well as universal access to the vaccine against Covid-19 in an efficient and safe way ”.

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Johnson and Von der Leyen agree to “redouble efforts” toward a post-Brexit deal

The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and the president of the European Commission (EC), Ursula von der Leyen, they agreed ‘Redouble efforts’ towards a post-Brexit deal in a telephone conversation held this Saturday, a British government spokesman said.

The source noted that during the call, planned to Taking stock of the negotiationsJohnson noted that, while progress has been made, “significant differences persist in several areas” of common concern, including competition and fisheries.

The two leaders agreed that their respective teams will continue negotiations next Monday in London in order to “Redouble efforts to reach an agreement”, which would enter into force at the end, on December 31, of the post-Brexit transition period, which was formally executed on January 31.

For their part, Johnson and Von der Leyen “will remain in contact,” the spokesman said. If they fail to negotiate a bilateral pact, as of January 1, 2021, the United Kingdom and the European Union (EU) will start trading based on the generic, less beneficial regulations of the World Trade Organization (WTO).


Strict anti-Covid-19 measures announced in Guerrero – States

Acapulco, Gro. Governor Héctor Astudillo Flores announced in this port 12 new, more stringent sanitary measures, which are added to the existing ones, and which will be applied as of next Monday, November 9, to avoid reaching December, a fundamental month for the tourism sector of the entity, with a rebound in Covid-19 cases, which would cause, he said, not being able to receive tourism.

This morning he made the announcement after holding a working meeting in the 9th Military Region, in which 10 mayors of the municipalities with the highest rates of Covid-19 contagion participated.

The new ordinances will be applied mainly in municipalities with the highest rate of infections in Guerrero, such as Atoyac, Tixtla, Acapulco, Iguala, Chilpancingo, Zihuatanejo, Coyuca de Catalán, Tecpan, Taxco, Coyuca de Benítez, Ometepec, among others.

As of next Monday, vehicular circulation between 12 at night and six in the morning is prohibited, and the possibility of establishing sanctions for those who do not use face masks in open and closed spaces is analyzed, a measure that is mandatory but that so far no penalty has been given to those who disobey it.

The feasibility of closing the beaches again is also being studied.

Shopping centers and self-service stores will be closed from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., and also from 8:00 p.m. the so-called convenience stores must suspend the sale of alcoholic beverages, while pharmacies, hospitals, centers health, gas stations and funeral services have the possibility of opening 24 hours a day.

The bars in open spaces are closed from 23:00 hours, the “open bar” modality is suspended, activities in casinos, discos and closed places will also be suspended.

In hotels and restaurants, it is insisted that sanitary measures are respected, especially the use of face masks, and the capacity of 50 percent occupancy is maintained; in cinemas, the last show must end at 23:00 and gyms must suspend activities.

Guerrero is currently in orange at the health emergency traffic light, and will remain so from next November 9.

This Friday, Astudillo Flores presented the results of the survey applied among inhabitants of the municipalities with the highest incidence of Covid-19 cases in the entity, which show on average that between seven and eight out of 10 people agree that they are apply stricter measures to get in better condition to December.

Currently in Guerrero there are 22 thousand 486 confirmed cases of Covid-19, and two thousand 293 deaths. 17,221 people have been recovered.

In Acapulco there is a record of 125 active cases, in the last 15 days. In total, there have been 9,951 cases of Covid-19, and 1,099 deaths in the port, as of Thursday.


▷ Meghan Markle’s vote in the US elections

Meghan Markle’s vote in the US elections.


In these last American electionss  Meghan Markle has been encouraged to vote in its public comments. ‘Page Six’ has been confirmed by sources close to the Sussex that the Duchess voted days before by post, and they go further by adding that she would also have exercised her right as an American citizen if she continued to live in the United Kingdom.


▷ The new virtual BlizzCon will be free for everyone: Blizzard says goodbye to the classic ticket in this edition

BlizzConline will be the event to learn more about Overwatch 2, Diablo 4, and other games.

Blizzard It has been holding a face-to-face event for 15 years where it announces news for its video games, and where fans can meet to participate in all kinds of activities related to their favorite titles. As we already knew, the 2020 pandemic has caused this BlizzCon to become “BlizzConline“an exclusively digital edition destined to maintain tradition from a safer perspective. And with this new format, they also arrive monetization changes.

In a video reviewing Blizzard-related news, products and services, President J. Allen Brack announces that BlizzConline, dated to February 19 and 20, will be free for all viewers. This is, in part, a first for the event: although the opening ceremony has always been free to watch, the rest of the tournaments, contests and collectibles were part of a virtual ticket of 40 dollars / euros.

In spite of everything, a good part of the activities which WoW parents are accustomed to, including competitions, cosplay contests or the fun march of the murlocs, where fans interpret these tribal fish with greater or lesser visual fidelity. Of course, we will also have ads.

In this edition, we will have to closely track Overwatch 2 Y Diablo IV, among other novelties. The former will add campaign heroes and PvE content to Blizzard’s cooperative shooter, while the latter will take a more sinister and traditional approach to the loot progression-based RPG series. Neither has a release date for now.

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Flanders wields a 1666 treaty to fish in British waters even if Brexit fails

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Charles II of England had a hectic life. A woman he married in two separate ceremonies, no legitimate children, but a minimum of 12 with his lovers, a beheaded father, and himself spending nine years in exile before taking the thrones of England, Scotland and Ireland after the Cromwell’s death. He spent three of his years in exile in the Flemish city of Bruges and, grateful for their hospitality, in 1666 he awarded them the Privilegie der Visscherie, the privilege of fishermen who gave 50 boats from that city rights …

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▷ Pregnant? Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have a secret kept for “confidential reason”


October 30 2020, 11:28 am

Royal families do not usually have few members, so Meghan Markle and the prince harry They could be gearing up for the announcement of the arrival of a new royal baby.

According to British media reports, the Duchess of Sussex; who won a motion to delay the court battle with the British tabloid for a “confidential” reason, is pregnant and will confirm soon.

According to the report, the judge Mark Warby granted the delay after Meghan’s team gave a “confidential reason” for doing so.

With information from El Farandi

Shortly after the judge’s comments, royal fans began speculating about Meghan Markle’s pregnancy; as he won the bid for a confidential reason that was shared by his legal team in court.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry became parents to their first child Archie Harrison in May 2019. It has never been confirmed whether the couple will attempt to have children again. But nevertheless; The former ‘Suits’ star is speculated to be pregnant and will confirm soon.

The tabloid, citing a source, stated: “It seems certain that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will join your family.”

Meghan would surely be delighted when she emerged victorious in her bid to have a privacy action against a tabloid newspaper postponed for about nine months until next fall.

The trial was to begin in London in January 2021.

Prince Harry’s wife is suing Associated Newspapers by articles in the Mail on Sunday which included parts of a handwritten letter he had sent to his father, Thomas Markle, in August 2018. “My conclusion is that the correct decision in all circumstances is to grant the request”, said the judge. “That means that the test date of January 11, 2021 will become vacant and the test will be rescheduled for a new date in the fall.”


Why is it getting harder and harder for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to spend Christmas in England?


October 29 2020, 2:02 pm

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It will soon be a year since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle left for the United States never to return. They announced it on January 18 after spending more than a month on vacation in Los Angeles, where they spent Christmas with Meghan’s mother instead of with the Royal Family, as had been tradition.

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Of course, before formally abandoning their life as royals, the Sussexes returned to the UK in March to say goodbye and finalize the deals for their long-awaited freedom, which was finally granted by Queen Elizabeth II in April. And since then, they have never seen each other again in person.

That is why all the British people were anxious to know how the next Christmas would go when Harry and Meghan had to return yes or yes to England. Although not for pleasure, but because on January 11 the trial that the dukes are holding against Associated Newspaper, which owns several tabloids, is scheduled to be held in London, which they accuse of publishing false information about them.

A legal battle that demands that the couple be present in the courtroom, something that in order to comply with it forces them to travel to England two weeks before the date of the trial to keep the corresponding quarantine that the British government requires of those who enter the country from United States.

But according to what has just been learned, finally that Christmas return could not take place. Well, the judge in charge of the case accepted the formal request that Harry and Meghan’s lawyers have sent to delay this meeting in court for several months.

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▷ Dos ex-Blizzard fundan Frost Giant Studios

From ex-Blizzard they have announced the founding of Frost Giant Studios in Orange County, California.

Tim Morten, CEO of the company, was the chief producer of Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void and has worked for the last six years in the company, although he has gone through numerous studies and has been involved in sagas such as Command & Conquer.

Tim Campbell, meanwhile, was the lead designer for the Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne campaign and has since been involved in numerous projects, most recently Wasteland 3 as director.

The first round of financing has closed with 4.7 million dollars raised by various investors, including Riot Games.

The company’s first game will be an RTS (real-time strategy game) and its goal is for it to be the next great game in the genre.

Real-Time Strategy Returns! We’re launching a new game studio to build the next great RTS! Join us on our journey at! #FrostGiant

— Frost Giant Studios (@Frost_Giant) October 20, 2020