Wednesday 12 May 2021

Pfizer Says NO to Private Clinics in Costa Rica

The pharmaceutical assures that it will not sell the vaccine to private clinics in Costa Rica at this time; supplying vaccine doses only through government channels.

QCOSTARICA – The plan made known public this Thursday that private clinics in Costa Rica had started the process to sell the vaccine against covid-19 got a shot in the arm by Pfizer, maker of one of the most coveted covid vaccines worldwide and that many governments are trying to buy.

The pharmaceutical said through a statement, that at this time the company will not sell its vaccine through private channels, explaining that at the moment Pfizer is prioritizing their available doses for the supply agreements entered into with governments, that the company remains committed to continuing the engagement with the government towards making the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine available for use in the government’s immunization programs.

- Advertisement -

“During this pandemic phase, Pfizer will prioritize supporting governments in their immunization programs and supply the Covid-19 vaccine only through government contracts based on agreements with respective government authorities and following regulatory authorization or approval,.

“In the current context of emergency due to the pandemic, the sale of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 through private channels is not planned. To ensure equity in access to their vaccine during this stage of the global emergency, companies are prioritizing their available doses for supply agreements signed with national governments and supranational organizations such as the COVAX mechanism; providing doses in accordance with the distribution channels and designated vaccination sites, subject to the corresponding authorization or regulatory approval,” said the statement.

 

- Advertisement -

FACT CHECK:
We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

Q Costa Rica
Reports by QCR staff

Related Articles

Health expands group 3 vaccination for people from 16 to 58 years

QCOSTARICA - Adolescents of 16 and 17 years old with some...

Caja to move ‘non-covid’ patients to private hospitals

QCOSTARICA - Caja patients with diseases other than covid-19 will be...

MOST READ

How to Make the Most Out of Your Travel Experience

There’s no one out there that doesn’t love the sense of adventure that comes with exploring a new place. Whether you’re planning a short...

Mexico City reduces restrictions due to sustained decline in cases of covid-19

Q24N - Mexico City will reduce social distancing measures as of next week in the face of a continuous decline in the spread of...

Observatory reveals explosion of suspected cases of Covid-19 in Nicaragua: 878 in a week, and 74 deaths

TODAY NICARAGUA – The Observatorio Ciudadano (Citizen Observatory) report revealed this Friday, May 7, 878 new suspected cases of infection with the virus and...

Cuba Ready to Join WHO-Led COVAX Facility, Ambassador to China Says

Q24N   - Cuba is ready to join the COVAX vaccine-sharing mechanism led by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Latin American country's ambassador to...

A Few More Ways to Convince Hesitant Friends and Family to Get Their Vax

VICE.com - As the New York Times reported Monday morning, public health experts are worried that the elusive concept of reaching COVID-19 herd immunity...

Keltner Channel Strategy Explained for Beginners

The trading world is full of trading strategies that vary by assets, timeframes, and, of course, technical indicators. In this article, you will learn...

72 cantons on orange alert due to high risk of COVID-19 contagion

QCOSTARICA - The National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Attention (CNE) has increased alerts for another 7 cantons, bringing the total to 72...

3,173 new cases of covid-19 in the last 24 hours; 26 deaths

QCOSTARICA - The country registered a new record of covid-19 infections this Wednesday, reaching 3,173 confirmed cases in a period of 24 hours. The figure...

The 20 best places to visit in Costa Rica

LONELY PLANET - Costa Rica is famous for its lush coasts, biodiverse jungles, stunning waterfalls, and dramatic volcanoes – not to mention a mix...

WANT TO STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST!

Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.