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Health & Fit Coronavirus. Vaccine for Latin America scheduled for Q1 2021

09:25  14 august  2020
09:25  14 august  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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L’Argentine et le Mexique vont prendre en charge la production et la distribution en Amérique latine du futur vaccin contre le coronavirus. (Photo d'illustration) © SIPHIWE SIBEKO / AFP Argentina and Mexico will support the production and distribution in Latin America of the future vaccine against the coronavirus. (Illustrative photo)

Manufacturing of the future coronavirus vaccine for Latin America could start at the end of the year "to have the vaccine available from the first quarter of next year." It should be "universal and free" in Mexico.

The vaccine against Covid-19 on which the Anglo-Swedish laboratory AstraZeneca is working and which must be produced in Argentina and Mexico for Latin American countries (except Brazil) should be ready in the first quarter of 2021, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador assured Thursday.

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"We are shortening the process […], but we think we will have results by the end of November […] and start manufacturing in order to have the vaccine available from the first quarter of next year" , said the manager at a conference of hurry.

Argentina and Mexico will take charge of the production and distribution in Latin America of the future vaccine against the coronavirus jointly developed by the laboratory AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, with funding from the Carlos Slim Foundation. Brazil is not affected because it has made a separate agreement.

"Universal and free"

President Lopez Obrador assured that the vaccine would be "universal and free" in Mexico. “All Mexicans will have access to the vaccine. The most humble don't have to worry, ", said the leftist head of state. "The idea is not to make a profit, but to guarantee access to Latin America" ​​, Mexican foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said at the same press conference.

Mr. Ebrard will chair a virtual meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) to present this agreement on the vaccine and its distribution in the region, the organization said on Twitter.

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