“We reiterate our appeal to those who have extra vaccine doses and are willing to share them with Brazil as quickly as possible, in order to allow us to make strides in our far-reaching vaccination campaign, curbing the critical phase of the pandemic and stopping the proliferation of new lineages and variants of the virus,” Brazil’s Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga said.
PAHO’s Brazil Director Socorro Gross told journalists the organization is ready to make the immediate offer of eight of the more than 20 drugs used in intubation. After the acquisition proceedings are completed, these items may start arriving in two weeks, she noted.
In his address at the 12th summit meeting of Brics countries, the president once again rebutted the “attacks” the country has been dealt concerning wild fires and deforestation in the Amazon region. “I believe that, after the disclosure [of the list], relevant to everyone, this practice will decrease considerably in this region,” he declared.