Brazil: Indigenous Boy First Child Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Brazil: Indigenous Boy First Child Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Brazil: Indigenous Boy First Child Vaccinated Against COVID-19 By Elaine Patricia Cruz Davi, an eight-year-old from the Xavante indigenous people, lives in Piracicaba, São Paulo, and is the first child in the 5–11 age group to be vaccinated in the country. He received the dose during a ceremony early this afternoon (Jan. 14) at São Paulo’s Hospital das Clínicas. The event was also attended by São Paulo Governor João Dória. Davi has a rare mobility impairment and is receiving specialized treatment. He took the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech shot, the only vaccine approved by the country’s national drug regulator Anvisa for children aged five through 11 thus far. The inoculation is especially made for this public—the dose is smaller than in a shot for adults. In an online interview, …
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