The inoculation is the first to get definitive registration in Brazil. The shot is called Cominarty. The company filed the request for the definitive registration of the vaccine on February 6. The vaccine, however, is yet to be made available in the country.
During a public hearing of a special lower house commission against COVID-19, Foundation Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz) Head Nísia Trindade said 1 million doses are scheduled to be delivered in the weeks of February 2–12 and 15–19.
Pfizer did not specify whether there is estimated date for turning in all the information about the study and when the requirement will be made official—a condition that must be met before the vaccine may be distributed in the country.