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Youths cross border to Uruguay for Covid-19 vaccine: “In Brazil, it would take too long”

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (BBC Brasil) Son of an Uruguayan woman, Abdel is an example of a 'doble chapa', as Brazilians of Uruguayan descent who have dual citizenship are called in the region.

Like him, Brazilians over 18 years old and who have Uruguayan citizenship can be immunized against the new coronavirus in the neighboring country - it is not necessary to be a health professional or be part of any other priority group.

"It was fascinating, a very nice surprise. I didn't expect to be vaccinated so quickly because I was waiting in Brazil, where it would take a . . .

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