The plan consists of 4 phases based mostly on precedence teams. The first three phases will represent the vaccination of 49,650,255 folks and will begin in February, in accordance with well being authorities.
The precedence teams will embody well being and academic employees, the indigenous inhabitants, aged folks over 75 years previous, these with pre-existing well being circumstances, safety forces and transport officers and inmates, amongst others.
“In addition, a memoranda of understanding was done with the pharmaceutical company Pfizer to acquire 70 million doses –8.5 million doses by June 2021, with 2 million doses expected for the first quarter– and with the pharmaceutical company Janssen, for the acquisition of 38 million doses, of these, 3 million doses for the second quarter of 2021,” says the assertion.
Additionally, on the finish of September, the state of Sao Paulo signed an settlement with Chinese SinoVac to obtain thousands and thousands of doses of the potential vaccine. Sinovac and Brazilian main biomedical research middle, the Butantan Institute, carried out Phase III trials of the vaccine in Brazil.
“All vaccines produced in Brazil, by Butantan, Fiocruz or by any industry, will have the priority of SUS (Brazil’s national health system),” Pazuello stated.
In Brazil, 4 vaccines are in Phase III testing: AstraZeneca, Janssen, Sinovac and Pfizer. None have requested emergency registration with ANVISA so far, in accordance with a Wednesday assertion from the nation’s well being ministry.
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