Argentina to Get Russian Coronavirus Vaccine by Christmas - (Sputnik via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Argentina will get its first batch of the Russian two-component vaccine against the COVID-19 coronavirus by Christmas, according to a report in Sputnik.

  • "We are doing everything possible so that it could arrive in Argentina next week," said Cecilia Nicolini, an adviser to Argentina's president.

  • Last week, Argentine President Alberto Fernandez signed a contract with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on the delivery of the Sputnik V vaccine.

  • The country has set a goal to immunize 10 million people between January and February of 2021.

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