Brazil Health Ministry Now Expects Vaccination to Start between January 20th and February 10th

Executive Secretary Élcio Franco stressed in a press conference that the Ministry hopes to start vaccination on January 20th, 2021. According to him, the latest date would be February 10th.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Health said yesterday, December 29th, that it intends to initiate the vaccination process against Covid-19 in Brazil between late January and early February. However, the portfolio stressed that vaccine manufacturers need to be registered with ANVISA [National Health Regulatory Agency] for emergency or regular use.

Executive Secretary Élcio Franco stressed in a press conference that the Ministry hopes to start vaccination on January 20th, 2021. According to him, the deadline would be February 10th.

The date hinges on several factors, such as authorizations by ANVISA, logistics and the supply of doses by . . .

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