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Panama says will buy 3 million Pfizer, BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine doses

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine" sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Pfizer logo in this illustration taken, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Panama’s government said on Wednesday that it has signed an agreement with drug companies Pfizer and BioNTech to purchase 3 million Covid-19 vaccine doses.

The vaccine doses will be distributed during 2021 pending clinical success and local regulatory approval, the government said.

Reporting by Elida Moreno; Writing by Anthony Esposito; Editing by David Alire Garcia

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