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Health

CoronaVac now included in campaign for children in Brazil

The move takes place one day after the country’s national drug regulator Anvisa approved the administration of CoronaVac in children and adolescents aged six through 17.

pelé, santos
Sports

Pelé discharged after hospitalization due to colon tumor treatment

According to the medical bulletin released by the institution, the clinical conditions of the King of Football are stable, and he has been discharged.

O Capitólio dos Estados Unidos, em Washington
International

US gov’t nominates new ambassador to Brazil

Elizabeth Bagley is a lawyer and a diplomat. She is currently director at a telecom company. Her only experience as an ambassador was in charge of a US diplomatic representation in Portugal.

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General

President Bolsonaro’s mother dies at 94

The president, who was on an official trip to Suriname and Guyana, reported the death of his mother on his social media. She was 94 years old and lived in São Paulo state.

A cerimônia de abertura da 8ª edição do Festival Latinidades, em Brasília, teve como destaque show da cantora Elza Soares (Marcello Casal Jr/Agência Brasil)
General

Brazilian samba singer Elza Soares dies at 91

Elsa Soares became famous singing samba, before diversifying to other genres like jazz, hip hop, and MPB. She won BBC title: Singer of the Millennium.

Brazilian President Bolsonaro visits Suriname to discuss oil and gas cooperation
Politics

Brazil offers Suriname Petrobras support for oil exploration

President Bolsonaro arrived in the morning in Paramaribo, capital of the neighboring country of Suriname, for an official visit.

Chegada de 59.800 doses da vacina CoronaVac (17.03.2021)
Foto: Breno Esaki/Agência Saúde DF
Health

Brazil drug regulator allows CoronaVac for kids aged 6–17

The decision was unanimous. In all, five directors voted for the authorization.The dose was banned for immunosuppressed children and adolescents.