Today, Uruguayans vaccinated with Coronavac can receive a Pfizer booster dose

The government of Luis Lacalle Pou made this decision on the recommendation of the National Advisory Commission on Vaccines and an ad hoc group. At the same time, the scientific community never tires of repeating that the combination is safe.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the Covid 19 epidemic seemingly under control, Uruguay will receive a booster dose from Pfizer starting today for those vaccinated with Coronavac, a combination that has no studies but is considered safe and necessary by local experts given the threat of the Delta variant.

About one-third of Uruguay's 3.5 million residents have already signed up to be vaccinated with the U.S. vaccine after receiving two vaccine injections from the Chinese laboratory Sinovac.

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