Mexico is the first country to produce the CanSino vaccine outside China. Almost 15,000 Mexican participated in Phase 3 of its clinical trials.
China's Ambassador to Mexico Zhu Qingqiao noted that the country's immunization campaign also uses Sinovac vaccines. He added that the COVAX initiative would count with 10 million doses donated by his nation.
As of Tuesday morning, Mexico had immunized 5,781,539 people, 4,177,600 of whom were adults over 60 years of age.
#FromTheSouth News Bits | Mexicans over 60 have been the first to be vaccinated in the country. In three months, Mexico has received almost 7 million COVID-19 vaccines doses, administered to health workers and the elderly in 330 municipalities, including eight in Mexico City. pic.twitter.com/qCwH4dmyFG