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Economy

Foreign accounts see negative balance of $12.5 bi in 2020

Central Bank statistics department head Fernando Rocha said that the global pandemic caused recession in the country, in the demand for imported goods and services, and generated a reduction in the deficit of current transactions,

Navio Silver Shadow passou por Itajaí (SC) antes de seguir para o Nordeste
Health

Brazil bans entry of foreigners in country by land and sea

The restriction applies to all nationalities, in compliance with a recommendation by the country’s sanitary regulator Anvisa. The move was motivated by the detection of variants of the novel coronavirus in the UK, Northern Ireland, and South Africa.

Health

COVID-19: Brazil has 1.2 thousand deaths, 61.9 thousand cases in 24h

The country’s total case tally has reached 8,933,356, 7,798,655 of whom have recovered from the illness. There are also 915,823 active cases being monitored by health agents.

Presidente da República, Jair Bolsonaro,Latin America Investment Conference
Health

Bolsonaro: Gov’t endorses private import of vaccines

The president explained that, last week, the government was contacted by investors on having 33 million doses of the Oxford vaccines imported.

Health

Deaths from COVID-19 reach 217.6 thousand in Brazil

The number of people infected since the beginning of the pandemic escalated to 8,871,393, after 28,816 new patients infected with COVID-19 from Sunday to Monday were reported.

A presidente da Fiocruz, Nísia Trindade, durante evento que marcou a liberação das vacinas de Oxford/AstraZeneca para serem entregues ao Ministério da Saúde e distribuídas no Brasil.
Health

Fiocruz holds talks in bid to bring doses of Oxford vaccine earlier

In the president’s view, the institution’s main concern at the moment is speeding up the arrival of the active pharmaceutical ingredient so that Fiocruz may manufacture the vaccines. The item is expected to come by February 8, but no fixed date has been officially announced, she said.

General view from above of a dam owned by Brazilian miner Vale SA that burst, in Brumadinho, Brazil January 25, 2019. REUTERS/Washington Alves
General

Brumadinho dam collapse now two years old

Minas Gerais state prosecutors sustain that Tüv Süd is to be held jointly responsible for the tragedy. The report indicates collusion between Vale and Tüv Süd. Both companies have been accused of assuming collapsing risks while having knowledge of the dam’s critical conditions, and not sharing share the data with the authorities or society.

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Vacinação dos profissionais de saúde, veterinários e agentes funerários com 60 anos ou mais de idadena Clínica da Família Estácio de Sá, na região central da cidade
Vacinação dos profissionais de saúde, veterinários e agentes funerários com 60 anos ou mais de idadena Clínica da Família Estácio de Sá, na região central da cidade
Vacinação dos profissionais de saúde, veterinários e agentes funerários com 60 anos ou mais de idadena Clínica da Família Estácio de Sá, na região central da cidade
Vacinação dos profissionais de saúde, veterinários e agentes funerários com 60 anos ou mais de idadena Clínica da Família Estácio de Sá, na região central da cidade