WORLD Brazil launches mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign

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Brazil launches mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign

Xinhua

16:42, January 19, 2021

Terezinha da Conceicao, 80, receives a dose of China's COVID-19 vaccine in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jan. 18, 2021. Brazil launched its mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus disease simultaneously in each state starting 5:00 p.m. Monday local time, Minister of Health Eduardo Pazuello said. The initial plan was to begin nationwide vaccination on Wednesday, but the date was moved up in response to the request of state governors, said Pazuello. (Brazilian National News Agency/Handout via Xinhua)

Workers transport boxes of China's COVID-19 vaccines in Brasilia, Brazil, Jan. 18, 2021. Brazil launched its mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus disease simultaneously in each state starting 5:00 p.m. Monday local time, Minister of Health Eduardo Pazuello said. The initial plan was to begin nationwide vaccination on Wednesday, but the date was moved up in response to the request of state governors, said Pazuello. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

Liane Tinoco, a 49-year-old nurse, receives a dose of China's COVID-19 vaccine in Campinas, Brazil, Jan. 18, 2021. Brazil launched its mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus disease simultaneously in each state starting 5:00 p.m. Monday local time, Minister of Health Eduardo Pazuello said. The initial plan was to begin nationwide vaccination on Wednesday, but the date was moved up in response to the request of state governors, said Pazuello. (San Paulo state government/Handout via Xinhua)

Liane Tinoco, a 49-year-old nurse, receives a dose of China's COVID-19 vaccine in Campinas, Brazil, Jan. 18, 2021. Brazil launched its mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus disease simultaneously in each state starting 5:00 p.m. Monday local time, Minister of Health Eduardo Pazuello said. The initial plan was to begin nationwide vaccination on Wednesday, but the date was moved up in response to the request of state governors, said Pazuello. (San Paulo state government/Handout via Xinhua)

Liane Tinoco, a 49-year-old nurse, receives a dose of China's COVID-19 vaccine in Campinas, Brazil, Jan. 18, 2021. Brazil launched its mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus disease simultaneously in each state starting 5:00 p.m. Monday local time, Minister of Health Eduardo Pazuello said. The initial plan was to begin nationwide vaccination on Wednesday, but the date was moved up in response to the request of state governors, said Pazuello. (San Paulo state government/Handout via Xinhua)

Workers carry boxes of China's COVID-19 vaccines in Brasilia, Brazil, Jan. 18, 2021. Brazil launched its mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus disease simultaneously in each state starting 5:00 p.m. Monday local time, Minister of Health Eduardo Pazuello said. The initial plan was to begin nationwide vaccination on Wednesday, but the date was moved up in response to the request of state governors, said Pazuello. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

Workers carry boxes of China's COVID-19 vaccines in Brasilia, Brazil, Jan. 18, 2021. Brazil launched its mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus disease simultaneously in each state starting 5:00 p.m. Monday local time, Minister of Health Eduardo Pazuello said. The initial plan was to begin nationwide vaccination on Wednesday, but the date was moved up in response to the request of state governors, said Pazuello. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

Dulcinea da Silva Lopes (R), a 59-year-old mediacal worker, receives a dose of China's COVID-19 vaccine in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jan. 18, 2021. Brazil launched its mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus disease simultaneously in each state starting 5:00 p.m. Monday local time, Minister of Health Eduardo Pazuello said. The initial plan was to begin nationwide vaccination on Wednesday, but the date was moved up in response to the request of state governors, said Pazuello. (Brazilian National News Agency/Handout via Xinhua)

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