Senate Bills Propose Rules for Covid-19 Immunization Despite No Ready Vaccine

The plan is that standards will be in place before a vaccine is approved for use. Among the rules is the federal government's obligation to transfer the required funds to states to purchase doses.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Senators want to discuss technical criteria projects for the regulation and distribution of vaccines against Covid-19. The proposals would also establish rules for conducting immunization.

The plan is that standards will be in place before a vaccine is approved for use. Among the proposed rules is the federal government's obligation to transfer the required funds to states to purchase vaccine doses.

There are two bills in progress in the Senate: one by Senator Alessandro Vieira (Cidadania-SE), which is more advanced, and the other by Senator Rose de Freitas (Podemos-ES). The bills should . . .

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