Claiming Brazil already has “sufficient doses,” Health Minister discards Covaxin and Sputnik V

The Health Minister said there is no need to incorporate additional doses to the National Immunization Plan, such as the Indian Covaxin or the Russian Sputnik V.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga on Wednesday, July 14, assured that the number of vaccine doses already contracted by the National Immunization Plan will be sufficient to vaccinate the entire Brazilian population over the age of 18 against Covid-19 by the end of this year.

As the total estimated volume which has received approval from the Brazilian health regulatory agency (ANVISA) is either for definitive or emergency use, the Minister said that there is no need to purchase additional vaccine doses, such as the Indian Covaxin or the Russian Sputnik V.

The Minister stated this during . . .

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