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Brazil seeks 2 million doses of Covishield vaccine from India on priority basis

 

  • Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has requested India for 2 million doses of Covishield vaccine produced indigenously by the Serum Institute of India, Pune. 
  • Mr Bolsonaro has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to expedite the shipment of Covishield vaccine to Brazil without affecting India's vaccination program.
  • Brazilian National Immunization Program has finalized the Covishield and Covaxin for emergency use in the country.