Monday, October 18

Coronavirus in Latin America: Mexico, Chile and Costa Rica are the first to start mass vaccination

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  • BBC World News


Mexican nurse María Irene Ramírez was the first person to be vaccinated against covid-19 in Latin America.

A Mexican nurse on Thursday became the first person in Latin America to receive the coronavirus vaccine.

In this way, Mexico began its program of vaccination against covid-19, with 3,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, manufactured by Germany and the United States.

Mexico has one of the death rates caused by the world’s highest pandemics, surpassed only by the United States, Brazil and India.

Also this Thursday Chile and Costa Rica started administering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

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