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Rio Grande do Sul and Uruguay may implement joint Covid-19 vaccination at border cities

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since vaccination against Covid-19 started in Brazil in January this year, citizens living in neighboring countries - and who also have Brazilian nationality - have been crossing the border to be immunized by the SUS (Brazil's National Health System).

As a result, states in this situation have requested additional doses from the Ministry of Health. The reverse has also been occurring: Brazilians travel to another country to be immunized, as is the case of people from Rio Grande do Sul who live near Uruguay and have "doble chapa" (dual citizenship). Because of this flow, the government . . .

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