Brazil 's health minister sees chance to receive US vaccines
WorldFILE PHOTO: Brazil's Minister of Health, Marcelo Queiroga, gives a press conference on the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil March 24, 2021. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino30 Mar 2021 04:59AMShare this contentBookmarkBRASÍLIA: Brazilian Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga said on Monday (Mar 29) there is a possibility of an exchange with the United States allowing Brazil to receive COVID-19 vaccines sooner, as the government tries to improve its response to the pandemic.
Speaking before a Senate committee on Monday, Queiroga, Brazil's fourth health minister since the health crisis started, said he discussed the possibility with Brazil's ambassador to Washington, Nestor Forster, in a telephone call. Read more: CNA »
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