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 GonzalezMEXICO 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 FletcherOur Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.

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