Mexico signs deal to secure coronavirus vaccineChristian Fernsby ▼ | October 14, 2020
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador signed an initial agreement Tuesday with UK’s AstraZeneca, Pfizer from the U.S., and CanSino Biologics from China that would secure 146 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
The government plans to vaccinate 116 million people by the end of 2021, with the first vaccination round to start in December. The initial vaccination will immunize 2.6 million people and by the end of the third quarter in 2021 the figure would reach 20 million. ■