Mexico pays 159.88 million dollars down payment for COVAX vaccine plan

The Government of Mexico has paid around 159.88 million dollars to the World Health Organization as a down payment in order to get early access to COVID-19 vaccines through an agency named COVAX plan. The COVAX agency will run trials on several potential vaccines and the down payment that Mexico has payed will help to country to acquire enough doses of COVID vaccines to immunize their citizens.

The foreign ministry of Mexico in a statement added that “the government had presented the ‘risk guarantee’ paperwork for another $20.6 million, which it described as part of the contractually required commitments to access the eventual vaccine supply.”¬†Mexico has detected around 8,10,000 COVID cases with more than 83,000 deaths.

 

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