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Rebuffed by the United States, Mexico Places a Huge Order For Chinese Vaccines

File image of Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard. ALFREDO ESTRELLA / AFP

Shortly after U.S. President Joe Biden turned down a request from Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to supply vaccines, the Mexican government turned right around to place an order with China for 22 million doses, according to Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard.

Three million doses of CanSino Biologics’ single shot vaccine are expected to arrive today. Another ten million jabs made by Sinovac will arrive between March and May with another 10 million due to be delivered sometime in the May to July timeframe. (REUTERS)

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