RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Peru has secured enough coronavirus vaccine to give nearly three-quarters of its population at least one dose when the immunization is available, a hopeful development for a nation with one of the highest COVID-19 death rates in the world.
The agreements announced on Friday, November 27th, with Pfizer Inc and global vaccine distribution program COVAX will provide 23.1 million doses for a population of 31.9 million. Some vaccine regimes will require two doses.
The Peruvian Ministry of Health said it had signed a binding agreement with Pfizer for the purchase of 9 . . .