Minister celebrates 100 million Brazilians vaccinated with first dose

Minister Queiroga urged Brazilians to complete their vaccination schedule, as some 4 million people have not yet visited vaccination centers to receive the second shot.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Minister of Health Marcelo Queiroga on Wednesday (28) celebrated the mark of 100 million people inoculated with the first dose of an anti-Covid vaccine, equivalent to 47.6% of the country's 210 million inhabitants.

"Today we can be proud of the success of our vaccination campaign: 100 million Brazilians received at least the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine," the head of the Ministry announced on a national radio and television network.

Queiroga, the 4th Brazilian Health Minister since the start of the pandemic and leading the portfolio since last March . . .

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