New shipments take Argentina past 67 million Covid-19 vaccine doses
Today 12:18 As of Friday morning, more than 50 million shots have been applied nationwide.
Today 12:18 As of Friday morning, more than 50 million shots have been applied nationwide.
12-08-2021 16:32 Argentina on Thursday began distributing the first batch of more than one million doses of the Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine produced domestically.
07-08-2021 11:44 Several sub-national jurisdictions throughout Argentina have announced their own plans to procure Covid-19 vaccines. Both Buenos Aires City and the provinces of Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Mendoza, Salta and Jujuy have come out publicly with their plans to purchase the inoculations, yet not a single one has arrived to the country yet.
05-08-2021 14:19 Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine was the first to arrive in the region, but eight months in, a critical shortage of the second dose is weighing heavily on governments with limited alternatives.
04-08-2021 21:10 Individuals who received a first dose of Sputnik V will be able to apply for another shot to complete their vaccination plan or wait, Health Minister Carla Vizzoti announces.
04-08-2021 15:41 Backers of Sputnik V say that "all delays will be completely resolved" during August, following complaints from several countries.
03-08-2021 16:40 Gamaleya Institute in Moscow approves mass production of the second dose of the Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 in Argentina, after successful quality control tests. Laboratorios Richmond has started production, with 150,000 shots expected this week.
30-07-2021 22:13 Provincial government’s contract for shots, signed with German middlemen, has fallen through, adding to the claims of the national government against the Russian lab. Now San Juan wants its money back.
30-07-2021 17:09 The Kremlin’s ambitions to win soft-power dividends around the world from Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine are being hampered by delays in delivering Sputnik V to foreign buyers clamouring for supplies.
27-07-2021 09:52 After months of negotiations, Health Minister Carla Vizzotti confirms Argentina has signed deal with US pharma giant Pfizer for 20 million Covid-19 vaccines.
23-07-2021 23:48 More than half of Argentina’s population has now been vaccinated against Covid-19, but the landmark was this week overshadowed by concerns over a lack of supply of Sputnik V vaccine shots.
22-07-2021 16:29 Argentina complains to Russia about delays in delivering second doses of its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in a letter warning of breach of contract repercussions.
22-07-2021 16:04 Argentina's government complains to Russia over delays in delivering its Sputnik V vaccine, saying the lack of supplies has left country in a “very critical situation.”
30-06-2021 17:17 President of the Laboratorios Richmond pharmaceutical firm, Marcelo Figueiras, confirms that local production of the second dose of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine will start next Monday.
25-06-2021 02:47 Apart from the new cargoes, it is announced that Laboratorios Richmond will begin producing the second component in the next few days.
19-06-2021 09:10 Argentine lab says it has completed production of first batch of 448,625 doses. Government has now taken delivery of more than 20 million vaccines from overseas, with more on way next week.
11-06-2021 23:45 Argentina’s death toll from Covid-19 continues to rise and healthcare professionals are feeling the strain.
07-06-2021 17:32 Aerolíneas Argentinas flight heads to Moscow to pick up back the first consignment of active ingredients for producing Sputnik V in Argentina. Fresh delays in the arrival of AstraZeneca vaccine deliveries.
04-06-2021 23:41 Pfizer controversy takes over political debate as Cabinet Chief Santiago Cafiero appears before Congress.
04-06-2021 23:07 President showers Russian leader with praise as nations confirm mass production of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine in Argentina will begin imminently.
04-06-2021 17:20 Alberto Fernández and Vladimir Putin formally announce that pharmaceutical company Laboratorios Richmond SA will start producing the Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine.
31-05-2021 17:09 Argentina took delivery of more than 2.1 million doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford University vaccine against Covid-19 on Monday morning, handing a timely boost to the government's mass vaccination campaign.
24-05-2021 22:18 Government says more than 1.65 million vaccine doses have arrived over the past two days, including just over one million AstraZeneca shots.
18-05-2021 14:52 "Regular supplies of the vaccine to Argentina have been organised," says Russian leader.
14-05-2021 11:50 Buenos Aires will begin vaccinating those aged 55 to 59, as well as those considered strategic personnel and at-risk individuals with pre-existing health conditions, according to City Health Minister Fernán Quirós.
01-05-2021 00:07 In a week of record deaths from Covid-19, the minister responsible for Argentina’s health system responds: Why there was no shutdown for Easter; Why classrooms should be shut now; What happened to the vaccine orders; What of lab links and relationships with Ginés González García and Hugo Sigman; The role of the media. A feature-length interview with Health Minister Carla Vizzotti.
24-04-2021 01:27 Laboratorios Richmond chief Marcelo Figueras says first batch of homemade Covid-19 vaccine has been produced, with more than 21,000 doses now in Moscow for quality control checks.
24-04-2021 01:22 Marcelo Figueiras, president and leading shareholder of Laboratorios Richmond, discusses the challenges of producing Sputnik VIDA, when production will commence and future investments.
20-04-2021 13:44 Argentine pharmaceutical firm Laboratorios Richmond says it has complete the first local batch of the Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus and will be dispatching it to Moscow for quality control checks. Mass production could begin in June.
19-04-2021 12:18 Flight carrying more than 800,000 Sputnik V vaccines due to arrive at Ezeiza international airport later this evening. With this latest shipment, Argentina will now have taken delivery of more than nine billion doses.
12-04-2021 14:22 Venezuela has signed an agreement to produce the Cuban coronavirus vaccines in its laboratories according to President Nicolas Maduro.
03-04-2021 07:14 Dr Pedro Cahn is the Scientific Director of Fundación Huésped, a major NGO devoted to the fight against HIV/AIDS. During the coronavirus pandemic, he has served as part of an expert committee advising the Presidency and the Health Ministry on how to combat the transmission of Covid-19.
02-04-2021 03:31 Shipment of one million doses of Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine arrives in Argentina, as government vows to ramp up the mass inoculation of citizens.
01-04-2021 17:42 At a movie theatre turned culture centre in Rosario, lucky retirees are getting vaccinated against Covid-19 – and enjoying a few Charles Chaplin movies.
27-03-2021 08:26 Almost 13,000 new cases confirmed by authorities, sparking speculation over whether the long-awaited ‘second wave’ has now reached the country.
23-03-2021 12:47 A new shipment of 500,000 doses of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine arrived in Buenos Aires from Moscow on Monday. Argentina has now taken delivery of more than 4.8 million doses of various jabs.
01-03-2021 22:24 Government has now managed to acquire four million doses of various coronavirus vaccines, lower than its initial target set last year.
01-03-2021 14:08 New shipment of Sputnik V vaccine arrives in Buenos Aires, the government confirmed in a statement.
26-02-2021 14:08 Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine to be produced and manufactured in Argentina by local firm Laboratorios Richmond.
20-02-2021 05:38 Vaccines start to be given to citizens aged over 70, as government's mass inoculation scheme aganst novel coronavirus enters new phase.
18-02-2021 12:44 President Nicolás Maduro announces healthcare workers, legislators, members of the Armed Forces and authorities will start to receive Covid-19 vaccines, with mass immunisation campaign is planned for April.
17-02-2021 13:56 With several Covid-19 vaccines either being rolled out or under trial, here is a rundown of the various stages of their development.
06-02-2021 10:02 First greeted with scepticism, experts have since been convinced of the effectiveness of Russia’s coronavirus vaccine, securing a major political victory for Vladimir Putin.
06-02-2021 08:24 Government’s decision to go all-in on Russia's Sputnik V vaccine pays off, as analysis published in 'The Lancet' concludes jab is 91.6% effective.
04-02-2021 00:22 Health Minister Ginés González García said Wednesday that Argentina has signed contracts for the provision of some 62 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines.
02-02-2021 09:38 Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6 percent effective against symptomatic Covid-19, according to a new analysis published in The Lancet on Tuesday.
01-02-2021 23:21 Newly appointed ambassador to Russia, Eduardo Zuain, says government is seeking a deal with Russia to manufacture Sputnik V vaccine in Argentina.
30-01-2021 07:50 DISPO measures to be extended for all of February, with decree altered to allow for return of face-to-face classes at schools nationwide.
27-01-2021 09:43 Aerolíneas Argentinas plane leaves for Russia on trip to pick up a third batch of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccines, two days after originally scheduled departure.