According to the Brazilian Ministry of Health, vaccinations against COVID-19 in Brazil would start between January 20 -February, 2021. Executive Secretary Élcio Franco said in a press conference that that the best-case scenario depends on a combination of aspects, especially laboratories with vaccines in development meet registration requirements, whether emergential or definitive. ′′ This [vaccination on January 20] will depend on a number of factors, including logistics, and laboratories catching up with their ongoing submission process and registration process with the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) It’s not up to us, it depends on the laboratory to do its part “, stated.
Countries like United States, United Kingdom and European Union nations have already initiated immunisation plans against covid-19. In South America, Argentina has started applying an immunizer against the disease in priority public.
One of the options cited by the Ministry of Health for the immunization of the Brazilian population is the vaccine developed by Pfizer – already authorized in the United States and Europe.