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Butantan Institute starts producing its vaccine against COVID-19

ButanVac will be produced at the Butantan factory where flu vaccines are made—a production that has already come to an end this year. ButanVac will be fully manufactured in São Paulo, with no imported supplies necessary.

Divulgada sequência genética de vírus dois dias depois de surgir o primeiro caso no Brasil. Artigos científicos são publicados com rapidez em todo o mundo (foto: Instituto Adolfo Lutz)
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Three new coronavirus variants confirmed in São Paulo

They are variant B.1.318, found in Switzerland and the UK; South African B.1.351; and N9, a mutation of Amazon variant P1, observed in a number of Brazilian states.

Caixas com vacinas experimentais contra Covid-19 da Sinovac em Pequim. coronavac
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Studies show CoronaVac efficient against three coronavirus variants

It is efficient against the British B.1.1.7, the South African B.1.351, and Brazil’s B.1.1.28, of which are derived variants P.1, from Manaus, and P.2, from Rio de Janeiro.

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São Paulo nurse is first Brazilian vaccinated against COVID-19

After being vaccinated, Calazans received a symbolic seal that reads “I’ve been vaccinated by Butantan” and a bracelet with the words “I got vaccinated.”

Caixas com vacinas experimentais contra Covid-19 da Sinovac em Pequim. coronavac
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Vaccine CoronaVac has general efficacy of 50.38%

According to the São Paulo government, the efficacy rate was lower because it included all COVID-19 cases reported among volunteers, including light cases.