Members of the Butantan Institute work on the CoronaVac vaccine in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Members of the Butantan Institute work on the CoronaVac vaccine in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Brazil approves emergency use of vaccines from AstraZeneca and China’s Sinovac

  • Health regulator Anvisa kicks off immunisations as the country’s Covid-19 enters a deadly second wave
  • 54-year old nurse Monica Calazans becomes first person to be inoculated in the country, receiving China’s CoronaVac shot

Members of the Butantan Institute work on the CoronaVac vaccine in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Members of the Butantan Institute work on the CoronaVac vaccine in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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