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Mexico signs deal to secure coronavirus vaccine

Christian 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.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
President   Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
Mexico made an initial payment of $159 million and in total, Mexico will pay $321.21 million by the end of this year.

Topics: Mexico

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.