Pfizer expects to start delivering Covid vaccine for children to Brazil in January

The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) approved the use of Pfizer's Covid vaccine in children aged 5 to 11 on December 16.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Pfizer pharmaceutical company said Friday that it expects to start delivering its Covid-19 vaccine for children to the Brazilian government in January.

"Pfizer is working with the government to determine the delivery schedule for Covid-19 vaccines to immunize the 5 to 11 year-old age group, with deliveries estimated to start in January 2022," the company said in a statement.

However, in a rare measure, as it is legally up to ANVISA to certify vaccine safety and efficacy, the Ministry of Health decided to hold a public hearing on the matter, with Minister of . . .

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