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Covid-19 Brazil: Adolescents age 12 – 17 to be included in national vaccination plan

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga on July 27 announced that adolescents aged 12 to 17 will be included in the National Immunization Plan against Covid-19.

The inclusion will begin after the first dose is sent for the vaccination of adults over 18. Adolescents with comorbidities will be the first to be immunized.

The measure was agreed during a meeting between the ministry and state and municipal representatives.

It was also defined that after distributing the first dose to the whole adult population, the ministry will decide whether or not to anticipate the interval between the two . . .

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