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Montevideo, February 6th 2023 - 06:11 UTC

Tag: vaccination campaign

  • Tuesday, January 19th 2021 - 09:16 UTC

    Brazil launches vaccination campaign, but many supply problems persist

    Minutes after health agency Anvisa approved the Sinovac vaccine on Sunday, Monica Calazans, a nurse in Sao Paulo, became the first person to be inoculated

    Brazil launched on Monday the national inoculation program with China's Sinovac Biotech vaccine, but so far it includes five of the country's 26 states. After weeks of setbacks, many Brazilians cheered the first wave of inoculations, from bustling clinics in Sao Paulo to a spectacular shot planned at the foot of the Christ Redeemer statue overlooking Rio de Janeiro.