Connect with us


Brazil hopes veterinary facilities can help increase production of COVID-19 vaccines




SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil hopes to use veterinary equipment to increase production of COVID-19 vaccines, authorities said on Saturday as the country accounts for the worst number of daily deaths in the world and its vaccination efforts remain.

Brazil already makes or completes coronavirus vaccines at its two major public health institutes, although these efforts have not been enough to supply Latin America’s largest country.

Marcelo Queiroga, Brazil’s fourth health minister since the pandemic began, said he hoped to include veterinary structures that make vaccines for pets.

This is not only to supply the domestic market and increase our capacity, but also that Brazil, as a leader in Latin America, can supply its vaccines to other countries, Queiroga told reporters.

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has been widely criticized for his treatment of the pandemic, for minimizing the severity of the virus, for undermining social distancing efforts and blockages. As Brazil has managed to have the worst number of COVID-19 deaths in the world, Bolsonaro is making a bigger push to secure vaccines, including the United States’ demand for reserve doses.

The Brazils Fiocruz Institute has a partnership with AstraZeneca Plc to produce its vaccine, while the Butantan Institute has a similar partnership with Chinas Sinovac Biotech to make CoronaVac.

Butantan has also separately developed a vaccine of its own which is undergoing initial phase studies.

Queiroga did not go into specifics, such as the capacity of veterinary facilities and whether any initiative would require pharmaceutical companies to relinquish intellectual property rights.

On Saturday, Brazil recorded 1,987 new deaths from COVID-19, the health ministry said, bringing the total to 330,193. The death toll now stands at 330,193. Cases increased by 43,515, the ministry said, and now totaled 12,953,597.

Reporting by Marcelo Rochabrun; Edited by Daniel Wallis and Richard Chang

What Are The Main Benefits Of Comparing Car Insurance Quotes Online

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 24, 2020, / Compare-autoinsurance.Org has launched a new blog post that presents the main benefits of comparing multiple car insurance quotes. For more info and free online quotes, please visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/the-advantages-of-comparing-prices-with-car-insurance-quotes-online/ The modern society has numerous technological advantages. One important advantage is the speed at which information is sent and received. With the help of the internet, the shopping habits of many persons have drastically changed. The car insurance industry hasn't remained untouched by these changes. On the internet, drivers can compare insurance prices and find out which sellers have the best offers. View photos The advantages of comparing online car insurance quotes are the following: Online quotes can be obtained from anywhere and at any time. Unlike physical insurance agencies, websites don't have a specific schedule and they are available at any time. Drivers that have busy working schedules, can compare quotes from anywhere and at any time, even at midnight. Multiple choices. Almost all insurance providers, no matter if they are well-known brands or just local insurers, have an online presence. Online quotes will allow policyholders the chance to discover multiple insurance companies and check their prices. Drivers are no longer required to get quotes from just a few known insurance companies. Also, local and regional insurers can provide lower insurance rates for the same services. Accurate insurance estimates. Online quotes can only be accurate if the customers provide accurate and real info about their car models and driving history. Lying about past driving incidents can make the price estimates to be lower, but when dealing with an insurance company lying to them is useless. Usually, insurance companies will do research about a potential customer before granting him coverage. Online quotes can be sorted easily. Although drivers are recommended to not choose a policy just based on its price, drivers can easily sort quotes by insurance price. Using brokerage websites will allow drivers to get quotes from multiple insurers, thus making the comparison faster and easier. For additional info, money-saving tips, and free car insurance quotes, visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ Compare-autoinsurance.Org is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc. "Online quotes can easily help drivers obtain better car insurance deals. All they have to do is to complete an online form with accurate and real info, then compare prices", said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company. CONTACT: Company Name: Internet Marketing CompanyPerson for contact Name: Gurgu CPhone Number: (818) 359-3898Email: [email protected]: https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ SOURCE: Compare-autoinsurance.Org View source version on accesswire.Com:https://www.Accesswire.Com/595055/What-Are-The-Main-Benefits-Of-Comparing-Car-Insurance-Quotes-Online View photos

picture credit


to request, modification Contact us at Here or [email protected]