Brazil Now Leads India in Proportion of Vaccinated Citizens

The pace of immunization in Brazil is also proportionally faster than in Argentina (two doses per 10,000 inhabitants) and Chile (three doses per 10,000 inhabitants).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With over 500,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the space of a week, Brazil overtook India in terms of the proportion of citizens who began to be immunized.

On Saturday, January 23rd, Brazil recorded the mark of 0.25% of its population vaccinated with the first dose, while India reached 0.11% coverage of its population, according to World In Data website.

India began its vaccination campaign on Saturday, January 16th, just one day before nurse Monica Calazans became the first Brazilian to be vaccinated with the CoronaVac, in São Paulo.

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