Tag: vaccines

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Collette Martin, a practicing nurse of seventeen years, spoke at a Louisiana Health & Welfare hearing earlier this month about what she has seen in the hospital system during the COVID pandemic. Collette says she...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Delayed vaccines, oxygen shortages, ineffective treatments against Covid-19. In Brazil, a committee is investigating the role of President Jair Bolsonaro's government in one of the world's worst coronavirus outbreaks. Covid-19 is nothing more than a...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil may receive almost 563 million vaccine doses by the end of this year. On Monday, March 15th, the Ministry of Health updated the list of contracts signed with pharmaceutical companies and included 100...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The plane loaded with vaccines had just rolled to a stop at Santiago’s airport in late January, and Chile’s president, Sebastián Piñera, was beaming. “Today,” he said, “is a day of joy, emotion and...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Monica de Bolle, researcher at Johns Hopkins University and Peterson Institute, both in Washington (USA), believes that unequal vaccination will amplify the economic recovery challenges of emerging countries, with many of them isolated from...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Moderna said Wednesday, February 24th, that it has completed the initial batch of doses of a new covid-19 vaccine designed to better protect against the new South African variant, which has shown some resistance...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - More than a year after it began, the covid-19 pandemic is still not showing any indications that it will be over soon. Even less so in Brazil, where its control is precarious, with slow vaccination,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Serum Institute of India (STI), the world's largest vaccine producer, has urged countries waiting for covid-19 immunizers to be "patient" after being told to prioritize India's "enormous needs." The STI "has been directed to prioritize...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - No carnival, and now, no more vaccines. Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes said on Monday morning, February 15th, that the immunization campaign against Covid-19 in the city will be suspended due to lack...



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