The irregularity in the supply of the British AstraZeneca vaccine is causing "serious logistical and planning problems" for Spain's Ministry of Health and the regions it is claimed.
In its latest shipment the laboratory has sent less than half of the doses agreed with the Ministry of Health after also having delivery issues last week
The Health ministry, headed by Carolina Darias, announced this Tuesday (13 April) the distribution of only 139,000 new doses among the regions when the pharmaceutical company is committed to supplying about 350,000 vials every week in order to reach 12.2 million doses by the end of September.
The last time vials from the laboratory arrived was on 2 April, when 1,056,500 doses arrived at once after days of delays.
Until the arrival of this new consignment, 3,232,200 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine have been received in Spain where it is now reserved exclusively for people aged between 60 and 69 years old.