February 16, 21 - 6:54 pm - LABS

A new batch of over 491,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines arrives in Mexico

A new shipment with 491,400 doses of Pfizer‘s vaccine against COVID-19 arrived on Tuesday afternoon at the Mexico City International Airport (AICM). The country had not received new batches of the immunizer for 20 days.

The arrival of Pfizer vaccine new batchs in Mexico. Photo: Screenshot/Mexico Government.

Now, Mexico will complete the vaccination schedule for health professionals working on the front line against the pandemic, giving them the second dose.

There are 622,658 members of the medical staff and 17,457 of the educational staff of Campeche who have not yet received the second injection against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to the most recent cut by the Ministry of Health, released on Tuesday morning.

In total, Mexico has contracts for 34.4 million doses of Pfizer’s immunizer, which are enough to vaccinate 17.2 million people.

So far, Mexico has inoculated 749,682 doses of vaccines, according to Our World in Data.