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Brazil should receive first batch of Russian Sputnik V vaccine this month

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Consortium of Northeastern Governors announced on Tuesday (20) that the first batch of Russian Covid-19 Sputnik V vaccines, with 1.145 million doses, should arrive in Brazil July 28, and demanded the Ministry of Health include the immunization in the National Immunization Plan (PNI).

The number of doses corresponds to 1% of the states' population in the region that requested authorization from the National Health Regulator (Anvisa) to import the Russian vaccine, as determined by the agency for the controlled application in the country at this first moment.

On Monday, the consortium sent a . . .

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