Brazil Chamber of Deputies passes bill criminalizing cutting in line for vaccination

The bill also criminalizes any infringement of federal, state, district or municipal immunization plans for all vaccines, not only that against Covid-19.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Chamber of Deputies on Thursday, February 11th, passed a bill that criminalizes jumping the queue for vaccination. The text will now be examined by the Senate.

The bill introduces a new type of crime, called "infraction of the immunization plan", which is currently not covered by the Criminal Code.

In addition to cutting in line, the bill criminalizes any infringement of federal, state, district or municipal immunization plans. Under the approved bill, the . . .

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