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Covid-19

Brazil vaccinated 55.7% of the population with third dose against covid

Brazil has reached 80.75% of the population with the 1st complete vaccination cycle against covid-19. The number represents 172,252,556...

Chile ends masks and mobility pass mandates

Chile's Minister of Health, Ximena Aguilera, announced that Chile would move to an "opening"...

Argentina ends mask mandate completely

The Ministry of Health established that the use of the mask or chinstrap will be optional from now on, so that its use is...

Brazil distributes one million doses of CoronaVac for Covid vaccinations of infants under 5 years

A new batch of one million doses of Chinese laboratory Sinovac's Coronavac vaccine has been provided to the Brazilian...

Bolivia introduces annual vaccination against Covid-19

Bolivia will administer an annual booster dose to strengthen the population's immunity to Covid-19, Health Minister Jeyson Auza confirmed. Whether...

Brazil simplifies measures for entry of foreign tourists into the country

The Brazilian government has announced that it will simplify control measures for the entry...

100% of Ecuadorian students return to face-to-face classes

After more than two years of the pandemic, this September 1, 1.8 million Ecuadorian students from the Sierra and the Amazon restart classes in person, with which one hundred percent of the educational system returns...

Brazilian Covid vaccine could be tested in humans in 2023

The Covid-19 vaccine developed by researchers at UFMG (Federal University of Minas Gerais) and Fiocruz (Oswaldo Cruz Foundation) could be tested in humans in early 2023, according to scientists involved in the project. The immunizing SpiN-TEC...

Covid passport mandate for travelers to Venezuela suspended

The Venezuelan government announced Wednesday that it has decided to suspend the registration and presentation of the Biosafety Passport (Biocheck Automated System), which all...

Brazil removes requirement to wear masks on planes and in airports

Brazilian authorities lifted the requirement to wear a face mask on airplanes and in airports, which had been in effect since May 2020 - weeks after the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in the country. The National...

Costa Rica ends mandatory Covid vaccination and will investigate purchase

The new center-right president of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Chaves, announced last week the end of mandatory vaccination against Covid-19 and announced an investigation into the contracts signed by the previous government because, in his opinion,...