“Today mass vaccination in hospitals begins, everything is ready for this.

Our goal is to vaccinate more than 400 thousand healthcare workers in three days, ”TASS quoted him as saying at a press conference.

Earlier, Deputy Minister of Health of Mexico Hugo Lopez-Gatell said that the Mexican Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks may issue a permit for the emergency use of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in the country this week.

According to him, the Mexican authorities can use up to 24 million doses of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.