Uruguay starts inoculation campaign March 1st with Sinovac and Pfizer vaccines

Vaccination is not mandatory in Uruguay but “hopefully all of us will understand that it is for the good of the overall community," said president Lacalle Pou.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Uruguay will be receiving the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines next Thursday evening, February 25th, and the official inoculation campaign will begin on Monday March first. Over the weekend those in charge of vaccination will be the first to receive the shots, according to president Luis Lacalle Pou.

Following a several hours cabinet meeting on Monday, the president next to Health minister Daniel Salinas and the Presidency's secretary Alvaro Delgado called a media conference to advance details of the vaccination program, which will take off with 192,000 doses of China's Sinovac.

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