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Brazilian medical suppliers in conflict with government over syringe and needle prices

Thursday, December 31st 2020 - 08:23 UTC
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Brazilian syringe and needle makers warned on Wednesday the country's coronavirus vaccination program was at risk after the government set auction prices too low and failed to draw bids for enough syringes to meet its requirements. Read full article


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  • MarkWhelan

    ”Given that Sao Paulo, the richest state, has already bought 50 million syringes and plans to buy another 50 million, the entire country would need some 320 million syringes which would cost at most 120 million reais (US$ 230 million), Fraccaro said”

    It's good news for us that the Real has gone up to such a high level, against the US Dollar.

    Maybe the reporter and editor had their calculator on the wrong setting.

    Dec 31st, 2020 - 12:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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