Paraguay’s vaccination pace still depends on further shipments of doses

The expected Pfizer doses will complete the program begun with the previous shipment, as part of a new schedule to begin this week with other vaccines, such as AstraZeneca and Moderna's immunizers.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With some 14,000 deaths due to Covid, Paraguay continues to have its vaccination program limited to the low number of available doses, pending new shipments from abroad, such as the 1 million Pfizer doses donated by the U.S. government that were due to arrive on Tuesday night.

The second batch, following that of 1 million Pfizer doses earlier this month, has enabled the Ministry of Health to readjust a plan that has so far benefited some 1.8 million Paraguayans with at least one dose (25.76% of the total population).

The Pfizer doses . . .

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