Covid-19 vaccination rate: after 6 1/2 months Brazil overtakes the U.S.

Brazil exceeded the American vaccination rate for the first time on June 20, about 5 months after the campaign started in the country. Since then, the Brazilian average of daily shots has remained higher than the American rate.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After months dragging its feet in the vaccination campaign, Brazil has finally picked up its pace and managed to surpass the United States in number of daily administrations.

Comparing the average doses administered on the exact days in which Brazil and the United States completed 6 1/2 months of vaccination, the difference stands at 82%.

On Saturday, July 31, 1.52 million Brazilians were vaccinated against the disease, according to a survey on rolling averages by Our World in Data website, linked to Oxford University in the UK. On June 28, the average number of . . .

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