Private Clinics Go to India to Negotiate the Purchase of Covid-19 Vaccine

The entourage is set to embark on Monday, according to the president of the association, to negotiate the acquisition of 5 million doses of the vaccine

A delegation made up of representatives from private vaccination clinics is going to India on Monday (4) to negotiate the purchase of 5 million doses of the Indian vaccine, against Covid-19, called Covaxin. The statement was made by the president of ABCVac (Brazilian Association of Vaccine Clinics), Geraldo Barbosa, in an interview with Globonews.

The delegation, which should only return to Brazil on the 10th, according to him, will inspect the vaccine producer to figure out what their supply capacity is.

A medic fills a syringe with COVAXIN, an Indian government-backed experimental COVID-19 vaccine, before administering it to a health worker during its trials, at the Gujarat Medical Education and Research Society in Ahmedabad, India, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave - REUTERS

According to the association's president, who claims to represent 70% of the country's private clinics, the negotiation will be with the Indian laboratory Bharat Biotech.

The selling of the vaccines depends on the authorization from Anvisa (National Health Surveillance Agency).

Translated by Cassy Dias

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