Brazil’s health ministry to buy 10 million doses of Russia’s Sputnik Covid-19 vaccine

The ministry said the doses are being imported by Brazilian pharmaceutical company União Quimica, which is expected to manufacture the vaccine in Brazil later this year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Health Ministry on Friday, March 12th, signed a contract to buy 10 million doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine to be delivered during the second quarter of 2021.

The ministry said the doses are being imported by Brazilian pharmaceutical company União Quimica, which is expected to manufacture the vaccine in Brazil later this year . . .

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