Paraguay plans to purchase coronavirus vaccines by 2022

The vaccination target for the South American country is about 4.3 million of the little more than 7 million that make up its total population.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Paraguayan Ministry of Health continues to seek contracts with laboratories to purchase vaccines against coronavirus to plan and ensure supply by 2022, the head of the portfolio, Julio Borba, said Tuesday (13) at a press conference at the Government Palace.

Borba had planned a trip to the United States to advance talks with manufacturers this week but suspended it from attending the new stage of vaccination in Paraguay, with essential workers on Monday and people between 35 and 49 years old this Tuesday.

"The idea is to explore the three or four options we have . . .

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