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Private sector negotiates with Pfizer to sell its vaccine in summer in Mexico


#Despite the fact that the competent authorities have already given the green light for the sale of said vaccine, #Pfizer’s production destined for #Mexico is committed to the government

#He #Mexican private sector has talked with #Pfizer to commercialize its vaccine in the country from the middle of the year, although the formula has not been distributed to private hands anywhere in the world, the president of the #National #Union of #Pharmacy #Entrepreneurs (#Unefarm), #Juvenal #Becerra.

“They told us that more or less in #June or #July #We could sit down and talk about when I could be vaccine available for private initiative“, #Revealed #Becerra in a telephone interview with #Efe.

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The president of the #Unefarm explained that despite the fact that the competent authorities have already given green light #In order to apply this vaccine, #Pfizer’s production destined for #Mexico is committed to the government.

#Mexico was the fourth country to approve the COVID-19 vaccine of the #American pharmaceutical company, after the #Federal #Commission for the #Protection against #Sanitary #Risks (#Cofepris) endorsed it on #December 11.

“Regarding the vaccine #AstraZeneca and #Moderna, we are waiting for the #Cofepris give registration (authorization). #We maintain contact with them but we have not yet been able to sit down on this issue, ”#Juvenal explained.

#Last weekend a controversy broke out in #Mexico on social networks, mainly on #Twitter, about the possibility that #Mexicans agreed to personally and privately buy the vaccine against COVID-19, which countries are beginning to implement slowly.

#On #Sunday afternoon, through a video, the president of #Mexico, #Andrés #Manuel López #Obrador, said that he would have no objection to the fact that private initiative could buy vaccines abroad to be able to sell them in #Mexico, a stance he reiterated on #Monday.

#However, this #Tuesday, with the controversy still alive, he asked “that no one skip the line” of the plan drawn up by the #Executive, which expects to have vaccinated practically all health personnel by the end of #January.

A doctors and health personnel have been vaccinated, #Mexico wants to immunize rest of the population between #February 2021 and #March 2022 free of charge and gradually, according to age and chronic diseases.

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“#As soon as there is the possibility that it can be imported, we will be there to be able to dispense to the pharmacies. #Our clients are very interested and receptive to the topic of the vaccine ”, concluded #Becerra.

#Currently, given the world shortage, all the production of the laboratories that have the authorization of emergency use of the different health authorities is arriving directly to governments.

#With information from EFE





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