Covid-19: Mexico’s President criticizes pharmaceutical companies for promoting vaccine booster doses

He indicated that "everyone" has their "role" and the pharmaceutical companies are in "their role", but the Government has to "take care of the budget" and act "based on scientific grounds and not on statements or bulletins".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, warned this Tuesday (17) that pharmaceutical companies are now seeking to sell booster doses of Covid vaccines without necessarily having scientific evidence on the matter.

At the press conference from the National Palace, a journalist asked him about the recent recommendation of the Chinese pharmaceutical company CanSino to apply a second dose of its product, which was applied mainly to teachers in Mexico.

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