Chilean health regulator approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. First 20,000 doses will arrive this month

The Chilean health regulator has approved for emergency use the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer, paving the way for the first doses to be administered as early as Christmas to citizens over the age of 16. The first 20,000 doses of vaccines will land this month in Chile, allowing to immediately start vaccinating all who work in the intensive care units of Chile's health system.

ABB together with Claro and Nokia carries out satellite telematics tests in Chile with Gold Fields’ Salares Norte

ABB working with Claro and Nokia has tested telematics using satellite connectivity between the Gold Fields’ Salares Norte gold mining project located near Copiapo at 4,700 m above sea level and Chilean capital Santiago, some 1,200 km away. The tests showed that it is possible to connect technologies located thousands of kilometres away, with totally isolated areas.