Brazil Government Plans Covid-19 Vaccination Including all Approved Vaccines

Researchers have expressed concern over the lack of assertive estimates on the supply of different vaccines, but see as positive the intention to purchase all vaccines authorized by ANVISA. The Government's plan points out that at least 70% of the population would need to be immunized to contain the novel coronavirus.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Minister of Health Eduardo Pazuello estimates that the vaccination campaign against Covid-19 in Brazil may kick off in mid-February, if laboratories apply for definitive registration with health regulator ANVISA still in December.

"Possibly from mid-February onwards we will have received and registered vaccines to begin the plan," he said during a ceremony on Wednesday, December 16th, for the official launch of the National Immunization Plan. However, a final date will only be known once the agency authorizes an immunizer, and the campaign to immunize the whole population is expected to take 16 months . . .

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