Exclusive Reuters: Mexico focuses vaccine loan request on U.S. stockpile of AstraZeneca doses

Deputy foreign minister Delgado said that since the United States had not yet approved the AstraZeneca vaccine it would be a good candidate to offer to Mexico, which has started using it already.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexico has asked the United States to share doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine it has in stock, a senior diplomat said, following up on a request made by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to his counterpart Joe Biden.

Deputy foreign minister for multilateral affairs Martha Delgado said that since the United States had not yet approved the AstraZeneca vaccine it would be a good candidate to offer to Mexico, which has started using it already.

“The possibility exists of being able to have access to some AstraZeneca batches they have,” Delgado said in an . . .

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