El Salvador inks deal with Pfizer for 4.4 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses

Reuters | San Salvador | Updated: 05-05-2021 07:30 IST | Created: 05-05-2021 07:30 IST
El Salvador inks deal with Pfizer for 4.4 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses

El Salvador's president Nayib Bukele said on Twitter on Tuesday night that the Central American nation has signed an agreement with Pfizer Inc for 4.4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses.

"With this purchase, we guarantee uninterrupted immunization for our entire target population," said Bukele.

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