A shipment has arrived at Viracopos Airport. Between Saturday (Feb. 5) and Tuesday (Feb. 8), about 5.5 million doses for adults and adolescents shall be delivered.
Of these, 359 million have been administered. Another 2.1 million doses are expected to land in the country this weekend, the Health Ministry reported.
Approval was announced today (16), after a technical evaluation by the agency, on the request presented in November, indicating the use of the vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 years.
The information is contained in the first edition of the bulletin on the effectiveness of vaccines against covid-19 in the Brazilian population, from the Vigivac project by Fiocruz, published on the 9th.