Rio de Janeiro changes municipal vaccination schedule starting next week

The Health Secretariat announced that there will be no rescheduling by age group for at least the next two weeks; vaccination will cover one age group per day, with women in the morning and men in the afternoon.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the aim of accelerating the pace of vaccination pace, the city of Rio de Janeiro will begin an intense immunization schedule starting Monday.

The first dose will be given to people age 15 and up, until the end of August. Unlike other periods in the campaign in the city, only one adult age group per day will be reserved. The city expects a high participation and that the number of daily applications will reach some 60,000.

To be able to accelerate the campaign without leaving previous groups uncovered, City Hall urged adults aged 33 . . .

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