RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Amid a worsening second wave of coronavirus infections and mounting domestic pressure, Brazil’s Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello pledged on Thursday, December 10th, to vaccinate the country’s entire population against COVID-19 in 2021.
The bold statement comes amid criticism from state governors that Brazil’s federal government is unprepared for a mass immunization campaign and had failed to secure a diverse enough supply of vaccines.
In a radio interview, Pazuello repeated the ministry would buy any effective vaccines that are approved by health regulator ANVISA and reasonably priced.
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