Mexico to use Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on at-risk kids

Ely Herrera, a health worker, injects a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during a mass vaccination program at Lear Corporation in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico August 24, 2021. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

MEXICO CITY, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The COVID-19 vaccine by U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer (PFE.N) will be the only one used in Mexico for at-risk children aged 12-17, Mexico Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez Gatell said on Friday.

Mexico is expanding its vaccine campaign to children with health issues that make them vulnerable to the virus.

Reporting by Cassandra Garrison; editing by Philippa Fletcher

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