"We started working very early and today we received the first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca 870,000 doses from India produced at Serum Institute of India. This will help in continuing vaccination in Mexico," Martha Delgado Peralta, Under-Secretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said in a tweet.
Meanwhile, the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) informed on their Twitter handle that Mexican singer Enrique Guzman received the jab of Made-in-India AstraZeneca vaccine.
"Namaste, on behalf of all Mexico, I would like to thank the Indian government, Ambassador Manpreet Vohra for supplying vaccines in these very difficult times. From the bottom of all our hearts - 'Muchas Gracias', said Arturo Alanis Garza, Director and Producer.
Comparing the Indian-made vaccines with that of "holy water", Veronica Valadez, Secretary, Directive Board of Congress, Guanajuato State said, "Mexicans have had a difficult year fighting the coronavirus. Despite this, there are flashes of hope and brotherhood that are holy water in moments of fire. I thank the government of India, the Embassy of India in Mexico and the Tagore Cultural Center for sending vaccines for this pandemic. Their great heart lives in ours. Thanks a lot."
"Namaskar, I would like to thank the Indian government and the Embassy of India in Mexico for making possible the prompt arrival of 870,000 vaccines - Dhanyawaad," said Dr Wendy Phillips, Professor of Indian Literature at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
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