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Brazil’s Fiocruz to miss 100 million vaccine dose delivery deadline in July

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) will fail to meet the deadline to deliver 100 million doses of AstraZeneca's vaccine against Covid-19 to the National Immunization Program (PNI) by the end of this month, but maintains its commitment to close the year with 200 million doses delivered and another 180 million doses in 2022, said Mauricio Zuma, director of Fiocruz's Biomanguinhos vaccine production unit.

Zuma said that the 100 million dose mark should be reached by the end of August, a month later than initially planned. The delay is a consequence of the late . . .

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