Tag: Vaccination

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - More than a year after it began, the covid-19 pandemic is still not showing any indications that it will be over soon. Even less so in Brazil, where its control is precarious, with slow vaccination,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - São Paulo governor João Doria (PSDB) is planning to sign concession contracts and Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) by 2022 that could yield R$18  (US$3.3) billion  in investments in the state in the medium and long-term. The...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Over 94 million doses have been administered worldwide and just over two million in Brazil. In absolute figures, this places the country among the eight that have vaccinated the most, although less than 1%...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The last two days were hot in the race for vaccination in Brazil. After the country passed the one million vaccinated mark, the procedure has been gaining speed and many states are witnessing the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Amid a worsening second wave of coronavirus infections and mounting domestic pressure, Brazil’s Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello pledged on Thursday, December 10th, to vaccinate the country’s entire population against COVID-19 in 2021. The bold statement...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The chief executive of Pfizer Brasil, Carlos Murillo, said on Tuesday, December 8th that “a couple of million” Brazilians could receive the company’s COVID-19 vaccine in the first quarter of 2021 if Brazil authorizes...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Polio and Measles Vaccination Campaign promoted by Brazil’s federal government and scheduled to end on Friday (August 31st) has been extended in those municipalities which have yet to...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At least three Brazilian states have confirmed outbreaks of measles so far this year. The northern states of Amazonas and Roraima, together, account for about 500 confirmed cases and more...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Health announced yesterday (May 29th) the extension of the National Vaccination Campaign against Influenza until June 15th. The decision was attributed to the effects of the truck...



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