Mexico Signs Deal with Pfizer for 34.4 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

The United Kingdom approved Pfizer’s vaccine on Wednesday, jumping ahead of the rest of the Western world in the race to begin vaccination.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexico has signed an agreement with Pfizer to acquire 34.4 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, the country’s health ministry announced on Wednesday, November 2nd.

Mexico expects to receive 250,000 doses in the month of December and will prioritize vaccinating health care workers, the ministry said in a tweet showing Health Minister Jorge Alcocer signing a document.

“What many assumed impossible is now a reality: vaccination is about to start in December 2020,” Mexico’s foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said in a tweet earlier on Wednesday.

The United Kingdom approved Pfizer’s . . .

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