Flight with 2 million Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine doses lands in Brazil

The lack of shots has paralyzed the vaccination campaign in Brazil.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The aircraft carrying the vaccine departed the Indian city of Mumbai at around 10:30 AM (local time) on Monday, February 22nd. The plane made a stopover in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, then took off to São Paulo at 10:40 PM (local time) - 3:40 PM on Monday (Brasília time).

The vaccines will now proceed to Rio de Janeiro, where they will be taken to the Institute of Technology in Immunobiologicals (Bio-Manguinhos) of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz).

The doses were produced by the Serum Institute, AstraZeneca's partner in India and . . .

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