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· Brazil to purchase Pfizer vaccine after trials conclude, registration with health authority
· Brazil to receive first doses of China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine, says Butantan Institute
Brazil to purchase Pfizer vaccine after trials conclude, registration with health authority
Reporting by Ricardo Brito, writing by Jake Spring, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien, Reuters
via Yahoo News - 17 November 2020
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Health Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that the country would purchase the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine after it is proven safe in clinical trials and registered with the domestic health regulator.
The statement followed a meeting between Brazil health officials and Pfizer. The pharmaceutical company said...
Brazil to receive first doses of China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine, says Butantan Institute
Reporting by Anthony Boadle and Maria Carolina Marcello; editing by Jonathan Oatis, Reuters
via Yahoo Finance - November 17, 2020
BRASILIA, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Brazil's Butantan Institute biomedical center will receive this week the first doses of China's Sinovac vaccine against COVID-19, its director, Dimas Covas, said on Tuesday, speaking remotely in a congressional hearing.
Covas said the preliminary results of the trials Butantan is conducting in Brazil indicate the vaccine, called CoronaVac, has an excellent safety profile. He said...