Argentine health authorities Tuesday announced the arrival into the country of around 100,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines, which will be used as the second shots of Sputnik V.
The multinational Pfizer-BioNTech consortium has reached a deal with Brazilian laboratories Eurofarma to produce its famous COVID-19 vaccine in the South American country, it was announced Thursday.
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.
Uruguay's Public Health Ministry (MSP) Tuesday announced 70% of the population had already received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines such as CoronaVac, Pfizer or AstraZeneca, while a private survey showed only 26.83% of Brazilians were at the same level.
United States health authorities Monday gave full approval to the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech, which will now be marketed under the Comirnaty brand. Moderna's drug is expected to be approved shortly.
Rio de Janeiro city officials have reported a local man was able to get vaccinated five times in ten weeks against covid-19, presumably thanks to failures in the electronic documenting system.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Thursday said the potential need for a third dose of an anticovid-19 vaccine was still under study but should the experts find it necessary it would be with the one produced by Pfizer.
The Minister of Health of the Argentine province of Buenos Aires Sunday said other anticovid-19 vaccines were understudy to be used on children aged 3 to 18 in addition to the Pfizer drug.
Uruguay's Health Minister Daniel Salinas Monday announced his country had already inoculated over half its population against SARS-Cov-2 with two doses of anticoronavirus vaccines.
Health authorities in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro announced Tuesday that they had approved combination doses of Pfizer and AstraZeneca anticoronavirus vaccines on pregnant women.