RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexico’s Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said on Tuesday, February 2nd, that his country had signed a contract to obtain Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine and would likely issue an emergency use authorization for it within hours.
Lopez-Gatell said the contract provided for 7.4 million doses between February and April, with more due to arrive in May. “This gives us an enormous oportunity to accelerate vaccination in Mexico,” he said.
Latin American nations, including Argentina and Mexico, have shown an early interest in locking down supplies of the Russian vaccine.
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