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Panama will receive first COVID-19 vaccine doses this month, minister says

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker measures the temperatures of travelers at the Tocumen International Airport during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Panama City

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Panama will receive its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and BioNTech, totaling 40,000 doses, later this month, Foreign Minister Erika Mouynes said on Monday.

“We have confirmation that between Jan. 18 and 25 we’ll receive 40,000 doses for our country,” Mouynes said during a televised press conference.

(Reporting by Elida Moreno; Writing by Stefanie Eschenbacher; Editing by Chris Reese and Rosalba O’Brien)

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