Bahia’s Minister of Health, Fabio Vilas Boa, announced on Wednesday (28) that new doses of vaccines against Covid-19 are expected to arrive in the state, every week from May.
The statement was made during the Bahia Mio Dia program. The secretary explained that the Secretariat of Health in Bahia (CESAP) received an agenda from the Ministry of Health on Tuesday (27) with this information, but the document did not provide details. Exact distribution days.
“There are expectations for a full month. Now if I told you that I received a document stating that between May 1 and 8 a certain number of doses will arrive, then another quantity will arrive, what we have seen is that we provide this statement, we do not know what day it will arrive and how much will arrive,” Fabio said. Villas Bois.
He concluded by saying, “I can inform you that the Ministry of Health distributed an agenda yesterday and that there will be a vaccine every week for the whole of Brazil.”
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During the interview, Fábio Vilas-Boas also explained that the lack of vaccinations for the second dose in the state occurred after the Ministry of Health issued instructions to anticipate doses and that the new fees were not completely replaced.
“What happened is that at a certain point, the Ministry of Health issued instructions to introduce the doses of the Eighth and Ninth Guidelines, and these guidelines have not been fully restored yet. In addition, everyone knows that there is a delay on Butantan’s side, a 20-day gap in the IFA supply” Explained.
For the month of May, the Minister of Health stated that the country should continue to receive more doses of the immunosuppressant that Fucruz produces than the doses of Coronavac.
“The agenda we’re getting now for the month of May includes distributing many doses of vaccines from Fucruz, some of them from Butantan. It will last a month with a few doses of Butantan, but Fucruz is increasing its production and I think this will tend to eliminate the production problem with Coronavac.”
The Minister of Health in Bahia talks about the arrival of new vaccines against Covid-19 – Photo: Clone / Bahia TV
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