Tag: Butantan

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Jair Bolsonaro government declined the Pfizer vaccine last year at half the price paid by the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Union. Considered expensive in August 2020 by then Health...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Butantan Institute has bottled all its available active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) for the CoronaVac, a vaccine against Covid-19 from Chinese Sinovac laboratory, and is now waiting for the arrival of a new lot,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Seniors over 90 years of age and, later, over 85 years of age began to be immunized with the covid-19 vaccine last week in the state of São Paulo. However, the government announced the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A first shipment of 88 liters of active ingredients to make Oxford/AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine in Brazil arrived from China on Saturday, February 6th, essential input to speed the country’s troubled vaccination program. With those supplies...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "AstraZeneca's vaccine against Covid-19 is currently recommended for people aged between 18 and 64, based on the available data." This is the conclusion of the report by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), a recognized entity...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  Unless the Ministry of Health exercises its option to purchase an additional 54 million doses of the Coronavac, the Butantan Institute could direct the production of the vaccine against Covid-19 to other countries, the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A debate that has gone virtually unnoticed in Brazilian foreign policy has returned to the spotlight this week. In October, India and South Africa proposed to the World Trade Organization (WTO) that there should...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Butantan Institute in Brazil has announced a partnership with the United States’ Health Department and the World Health Organization (WHO) to expand the research capacity of its laboratories and...



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