Health Minister says 3 million Janssen vaccine doses should reach Brazil Wednesday

The pharmaceutical company says it is still negotiating with the federal government.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Health is still waiting for the position of the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) on the possibility of extending the vaccine's validity.

Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga on Monday, June 14, said that 3 million Janssen vaccine doses should reach Brazil on Wednesday, June 16. The Minister made the announcement in Brasilia after a meeting at the Planalto Palace with President Jair Bolsonaro.

In a statement, the Ministry of Health said the delivery would not occur on Tuesday, June 15, as previously announced. "The portfolio is waiting for the laboratory to confirm, but . . .

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