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Brazil edges closer to approving two coronavirus vaccines

Today, regulators announce crucial meeting to decide on vaccine approvals. Agribusiness has a strong 2020, but questions remain over this year. A new candidate in the Senate leadership race.

Brazil’s vaccine D-day

Brazilian health regulators Anvisa will hold a meeting on January 17 to decide whether to grant emergency approval to two coronavirus vaccines: one by AstraZeneca and the Chinese-made CoronaVac. According to the Health Ministry, doses could reach states and municipalities within four days after receiving the green light.

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