Due to shortage, Rio de Janeiro suspends application of first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

"Vaccination will resume as soon as the Ministry of Health sends a new shipment of vaccines," the municipality said in a statement.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The City of Rio de Janeiro announced Friday (23) that it would partially suspend the vaccination campaign against Covid due to a lack of available doses. The city says it has already deployed all of the first dose vaccines in its inventory, but the second doses will continue to be applied.

According to the schedule, the City would make this Saturday another day of vaccination for men and women of 35 years or more. On the first day, Wednesday, 74 thousand were vaccinated. Then, on Monday, it would be the turn of women aged 34 to . . .

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