Monthly Archives: January 2021

Brazil’s São Paulo Says Ingredients for 8.6 Million Vaccine Doses to Arrive on Wednesday

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s São Paulo state is expecting to receive on Wednesday, February 3rd, ingredients from Sinovac Biotech Ltd that will...

Fresh Data Show Effect of South African Virus Variant on Vaccine Efficacy

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Clinical trial data on two COVID-19 vaccines show that a coronavirus variant first identified in South Africa is lessening...

The Brazilian Livestreams Guide for Sunday, January 31, 2021

LIVESTREAM: Projeto Brasis (online) - This weekend, Projeto Brasis will host a top-notch online festival with the finest from Brazil's independent music scene. The festival's line-up...

Fire Erupts at Brazil Stadium That Hosted World Cup Games

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A fire at a Brazilian stadium that hosted World Cup games in 2014 caused damage and left some people...

Brazil to Receive 10-14 Million Vaccine Doses from W.H.O.’s COVAX Program

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil will receive between 10 million and 14 million doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine starting in mid-February through the...

Argentina Extends Social Distancing Measures For Another Month

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina has decided to extend mandatory social distancing measures until the end of February to curb the further spread...

Brazilian Researchers Find Patients Infected with Two Different Coronavirus Strains

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Researchers in southern Brazil said they have discovered patients infected with two different strains of the new coronavirus simultaneously,...

Hundreds of Patients Evacuated from Chile Hospital after Fire Breaks out

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  A fire that broke out in a boiler room forced the evacuation of about 350 patients from a hospital...

Bolivia Begins Vaccination Against COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolivia began on Friday, January 29th, its immunization against COVID-19 with Russia's Sputnik V vaccine, which will target healthcare...

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