Sputnik V vaccine’s first batch delivered to Mexico

Sputnik V vaccine’s first batch delivered to Mexico
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  • calendar-gray 23 February 2021

Mexico has received the first batch of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine, APA reports citing TASS.

The plane carrying the vaccine landed at Mexico’s international airport late on Monday.

The delegation, which welcomed the cargo, consisted of representatives of the Latin American country’s authorities and the Russian embassy’s staff.

The vaccine developed by Russia’s Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology will be used in Mexico to inoculate elderly citizens. The vaccination campaign with Sputnik V will begin in metropolitan districts of Iztacalco, Tlahuac and Xochimilco on February 24.

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