Pfizer Eyes Rapid Covid-19 Vaccine Roll-out in Latin America After U.S. Go-Ahead

Pfizer/BioNTech have supply agreements in Chile, Mexico and Peru and that there are several other conversations ongoing, including in Argentina, where the government has said it could receive 750,000 doses of the vaccine by December.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc is hoping to rapidly roll out its experimental COVID-19 vaccine around Latin America soon after it gets emergency authorization in the United States, a senior executive said, which could be as early as next month.

Alejandro Cané, the North America chief of scientific and medical affairs for Pfizer’s vaccines division, told Reuters in an interview in Buenos Aires that Latin America and elsewhere in the world should have a “similar timeline” to the United States.

“At the beginning the idea is to have the vaccine authorized in the United . . .

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