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Mexico moves forward with anti-covid vaccine program as more doses arrive

Mexico City, Mexico — More than 2 million vaccines have arrived into Mexico City International as the federal government continues to advance its vaccination strategy against COVID-19. On Sunday night, 1.1 million AstraZeneca vaccines arrived.

On Monday, authorities were on hand for the arrival of 50,000 doses of the Sputnik V vaccine. For Tuesday, the Secretary of Foreign Relations, Marcelo Ebrard, announced that 1.3 million doses of the Jannsen vaccine, manufactured by Johnson and Johnson, will arrive from the United States.

With the additional anti-covid vaccines, Mexico will begin its vaccination program for people between 18 and 39 years old in municipalities along the northern border of Mexico.