Panama govt approves Pfizer, BioNTech coronavirus vaccine

DY365
DY365
Published: December 16,2020 11:40 AM
DY365

Story highlights

December 16, 2020: Panama's government has approved the emergency use of the vaccine produced by US Company Pfizer and German company BioNTech.

December 16, 2020: Panama's government has approved the emergency use of the vaccine produced by US Company Pfizer and German company BioNTech.



The delivery of the first batch is expected in the first quarter of 2021, the country's Health Ministry said.



Panama expects to receive the first shipment of vaccines in the first quarter of next year and to begin immunizing the population, starting with healthcare workers, the elderly, and security personnel.