Mexico wanted to purchase millions of doses of Russian vaccine

The Mexican government wanted to purchase millions of doses of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine following a visit to Argentina, where the production of the drug will be organized. This was announced by the Deputy Minister of Health of the country, Hugo Lopez-Gatel, reports RIA Novosti.

“We met with Russian officials, both the scientific part and the party that controls access to this vaccine, and reached some preliminary agreements,” Lopez-Gatel said. According to them, Mexico will be able to receive up to 24 million doses of the vaccine for use. They will be able to vaccinate 12 million people, since the Sputnik V vaccination scheme provides for the use of two doses, the Mexican politician explained.

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