Vaccine passport for large crowd events comes into force in Brazil’s São Paulo on Wednesday

The goal is to step up the fight against the spread of the disease that has killed nearly 580,000 people in Brazil; the UK and EU countries have implemented similar control measures.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Vaccine Passport will be required in the city of São Paulo as of next Wednesday, September 1, to enter shows, conferences, soccer games and other events with over 500 people.

Access will be allowed for people who have been administered at least one vaccine shot against Covid-19: the CoronaVac, AstraZeneca-Oxford, Pfizer/BioNTech or Janssen shots are valid for this purpose.

The requirement was determined in a decree issued by Mayor Ricardo Nunes, published in the city's Official Gazette on Saturday, August 28.

The decree requires that attendees present physical or digital . . .

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