Ministry of Health Appoints Veterinarian to Head Brazilian Immunization Program

Lauricio Monteiro Cruz has no experience in vaccination and has replaced Marcelo Wada, a career civil servant.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The interim Minister of Health, General Eduardo Pazuello, appointed veterinarian Lauricio Monteiro Cruz to coordinate the National Immunization Program, according to the publication in the Federal Gazette on Friday, August 28th.

The department is regarded as strategic for the next steps in the fight against the novel . . .

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