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Covid-19 and the flu: 6 answers about the simultaneous vaccination about to start in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the Ministry of Health, the immunization against the flu starts on Monday, April 12. This happens every year at the beginning of autumn when the temperature starts to drop and the circulation of viruses that affect the respiratory system (such as influenza) increases considerably.

The campaigns against the flu and the Covid-19 will take place in parallel and raise questions about who should take the doses, the waiting time between one vaccine and another, and how it will be organized to avoid crowds at the health posts.

BBC News Brazil consulted experts to . . .

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