/ Modified aug 13, 2021 10:58 a.m.

Arizona ports of entry offering COVID vaccines to Mexican residents

Tony Paniagua visited one event and spoke to vaccine recipients.

Along Arizona’s southern border, five ports of entry are offering vaccines to Mexican residents. Earlier this year government leaders and public health officials on both sides of the border began talks about ways to increase vaccination rates in Mexico to ease concerns about transmission rates and in anticipation of when travel restrictions between the two nations expire.

More than 6,000 doses have been administered at Arizona’s ports. Just outside the port of entry in Lukeville, Tony Paniagua traveled to Sonoyta, Mexico where he heard from people waiting in line for their shot.

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