Brazilian health authorities Wednesday announced the third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine will begin to be distributed during the second half of September 2021, for people over 70 years of age who have completed their full treatment more than six months ago.
Brazil's health authorities Tuesday announced vaccination of teenagers aged 12 to 17 years against Covid-19 will commence after the entire population aged 18 years and over has received at least one dose.
Scores of Brazilians took to the streets at different cities nationwide Sunday to express themselves against President Jair Bolsonaro handling the coronavirus pandemic and asking for his resignation.
Brazil's Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga Monday announced players taking part in the upcoming Copa América shall not be required to be vaccinated, contrary to what had been announced last week.
The Brazilian Government of President Jair Bolsonaro Monday banned the entry of foreigners “of any nationality” as a result of the number of cases of covid-19 growing faster than expected, it was announced.
Brazil reported a record number of COVID-19 deaths just as the country's new health minister nominee pledged to continue the controversial policies of president Jair Bolsonaro, who has downplayed the severity of the disease.
Health officials in Sao Paulo, have called on the new health minister to consider imposing a national lockdown as coronavirus deaths continue to rise. On Tuesday Brazil recorded 2,841 Covid-related deaths - its highest ever daily total.
With Covid-19 infections and deaths seeing in Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro confirmed on Monday that he will appoint cardiologist Marcelo Queiroga as the replacement to health minister Eduardo Pazuello. This would be the third change for the position in less than a year.