Brazil gets on track with Covid-19 vaccination

Over the past 3 months, the number of vaccinated Brazilians (with one dose) has almost tripled to 67.6% of the population, slightly higher than in the United States (63.4%) and Argentina (63.8%); however, only 36% are fully vaccinated.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil has become one of the countries with the fastest coronavirus vaccination rates in the world, after a late and chaotic start that continues to weigh heavily on President Jair Bolsonaro.

Despite a world-renowned mass immunization system, the 213 million-strong country began its campaign in January, several weeks after the United States, most European countries and others such as Argentina and Chile.

At first, it progressed slowly and with interruptions, but then began to close the gap, with a resulting drop in the number of deaths: from a daily average of over 2,000 . . .

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