Peru rejects AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine purchase deal - (This is Money via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Peru’s government has refused to sign a coronavirus vaccine purchase agreement with AstraZeneca because the company did not provide sufficient data from its studies and offered minimal amounts of vaccines, as reported by This is Money. 

  • Prime Minister Walter Martos said that AstraZeneca did not send data from its vaccine studies after the government requested it.

  • "The other labs have caught up with us accordingly, however AstraZeneca has not," Martos said.

  • "They were offering us a very low quantity of vaccines compared with other laboratories that are offering us large quantities at lower costs," he added.

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