Brazilian Senate Confirms Release of Nearly R$2 Billion to Enable Oxford Vaccine

A Provisional Measure for the release of this extraordinary credit had also been passed on Wednesday by the Chamber of Deputies. Yesterday was the last day for the measure to be passed in both Legislative Houses before expiring.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Senate confirmed yesterday the decision to release almost R$2 billion (US$400 million) to enable the purchase and final processing by Fiocruz (Oswaldo Cruz Foundation) of the vaccine against Covid-19 under development by Oxford University and marketed . . .

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