Mexico has announced its plan for battling the coronavirus pandemic right after signing vaccine deals worth $1.66 billion.
The Mexican government said that it plans on vaccinating 90% of its population against the coronavirus by the end of 2021. This past Tuesday, the Mexican government signed deals with major pharmaceutical companies worth $1.66 billion. Mexico is now involved in the World Health Organization-backed vaccine program, with agreements with AstraZeneca, Pfizer, and CanSinoBio.
Mexico has 128 million people, and the Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said during a news conference that the coronavirus vaccines would be made available "for the entire population free of charge." The immunization process is said to begin this December if clinical trials for Pfizer go well. If you are interested in reading more information on this story, check out this link here.
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