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Mexico approves emergency use of Sputnik V vaccine, official says

FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Buenos Aires

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican health regulator COFEPRIS has approved emergency use of Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, Mexican Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said on Tuesday.

Lopez-Gatell, Mexico’s coronavirus czar, was speaking at a regular evening news conference.

(Reporting by Dave Graham; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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