Pfizer’s first fake vaccines in Mexico

The fake Pfizer vaccines were sold and applied in Nuevo León. Photo: (SIPSE)

MEXICO (April 21, 2021) (SIPSE).- In Mexico, health authorities have identified the first cases of false versions of the Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19, the report says that the doses were sold and applied in Nuevo León, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.

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The company analyzed the vials seized by authorities and confirmed that they contained a fake vaccine. Another similar case was detected in Poland, where the vials contained an anti-wrinkle treatment, but no one there received the doses.

About 80 people at a clinic in Nuevo León received a fake vaccine for a thousand dollars a dose, according to the newspaper. No physical damage was detected.

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The Secretary of Health of Nuevo León, Manuel de la O, reported that the vials, which had fraudulent labeling, were in beer coolers and had different lot numbers than those that were sent to the state, as well as an incorrect expiration date.

This case joins another in which Mexican authorities in the south of the country detected a fake batch of vaccines against Covid-19 Sputnik V in Campeche.