Argentina Agrees Deal for 22 Million Doses of AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine

Argentina, which is starting to see new cases slow, is also hoping to receive some 10 million doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine and a smaller number of doses of Pfizer Inc’s vaccine.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina has struck a deal with drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc to receive around 22 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine being developed with the University of Oxford, with the aim to start deliveries in the first half of next year.

The drugmaker, one of a number developing vaccines worldwide to fight the novel coronavirus, said in a statement circulated by the government on Saturday that the delivery time-frame depended on ongoing trials being successful and obtaining necessary approvals by regulatory authorities.

Argentina, which is starting to see new cases slow, is also hoping to receive . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?