Brazil should receive over 560 million vaccine doses this year

Health Minister Pazuello added that the transfer of the vaccine technology developed by the British Oxford University and by the Anglo-Swedish AstraZeneca to Fiocruz is at an advanced stage.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil may receive almost 563 million vaccine doses by the end of this year. On Monday, March 15th, the Ministry of Health updated the list of contracts signed with pharmaceutical companies and included 100 million Pfizer vaccine doses, from the United States, and 38 million from Belgian Janssen.

This brings the total to 562.9 million doses under contract. Another 13 million doses from the North American Moderna are still under negotiation.

Eduardo Pazuello added that the transfer of the vaccine technology developed by the British Oxford University and by the Anglo-Swedish AstraZeneca to Fiocruz . . .

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