With India now pandemic epicenter, Brazil seeks autonomy to produce vaccines

On Saturday, May 1st, India for the first time passed the 400,000 daily Covid-19 cases mark. A cumulative total of 211,853 deaths have been registered. India is stepping up its domestic vaccination program.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the global pandemic epicenter displaced to India, Brazil is now confronting the possibility of further delays in the delivery of doses from that country.

On Saturday, May 1st, India for the first time passed the 400,000 daily Covid-19 cases mark. A cumulative total of 211,853 deaths have been registered.

World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Thedros Adhanom said on Friday, April 30th, that the crisis Brazil is facing is complex due to the number of coronavirus cases and deaths, but he recognized that India is the focus of attention. Given the severe . . .

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