a second batch with 160,290 Pfizer / BioNTech vaccines He arrived in the country this Wednesday and joins the more than 100,000 that arrived last week. With this new shipment, Argentina exceeded 60 million vaccines received for the immunization plan that is deployed throughout the national territory.
The vaccines arrived at the Ezeiza International Airport at 11:16 a.m. on American Airlines flight AA991, which departed at dawn from Miami. AND They are part of the 20 million immunizers expected for this year, after the agreement reached between the US laboratory and the national government.
In this sense, it is estimated that the flights that carry these sera, from the United States, will continue to arrive until reaching the 580,000 planned for this month. While, in October, November and December, shipments of the remaining almost 19.5 million that include the contract will be completed.
According to the health authorities, the vaccines produced by the Pfizer laboratory that enter the country this month will be aimed at teenagers.
Until now and within the framework of the National Vaccination Plan, Argentina has 60,217,440 vaccines. Of that total 17.180.320 son of Sputnik V, 10,955,280 for component 1 (of which 1,179,625 were produced by Richmond) and 6,225,040 for component 2 (1,765,875 developed by the Argentine laboratory).
Meanwhile, from the firm AstraZeneca, there are 16,124,500 vaccines Among the 580,000 from Covishield, the 1,944,000 received by the Covax mechanism, 12,389,500 provided directly by the laboratory, 400,000 donated by Spain and 811,000 by Mexico.
While, 22,912,000 correspond to the Sinopharm laboratory, 3,500,000 of Modern donated by the United States, 400,000 from Cansino and 100,620 that already arrived from Pfizer.
According to the Public Vaccination Monitor, at the moment, the doses applied are 47,543,513 and those distributed throughout the country reach 52,531,094.
Likewise, according to the official website, 28,819,589 people received the first dose and 18,723,924 have already completed the schedule of two immunizations.