Argentina announces agreement to buy 20 million doses of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine

The contract with Pfizer was signed after Argentina complained about delays in delivery of the second doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina announced Tuesday (27) that it had signed an agreement with Pfizer to purchase 20 million doses of the U.S. pharmaceutical company's Covid-19 vaccine.

The agreement was confirmed at a press conference held by Health Minister Carla Vizzotti after a negotiation marked by several controversies. According to the Argentine government, the doses will be delivered to the country in 2021.

The contract with Pfizer was signed after Argentina complained about delays in deliveries of the second batch of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine. The Kremlin acknowledged the problem and said it would resolve . . .

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