August 17, 20 - 10:02 am - Reuters

Mexico president says vaccine expected to be ready early next year

Mexican President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador expects to be able to put a COVID-19 vaccine into use in the country during the first quarter next year, he said in a video on Twitter on Sunday.

His government has struck a partnership with Argentina and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to produce a vaccine for distribution throughout Latin America.