Support for the vaccination of children against Covid-19 and the new deforestation data in the Amazon are among the highlights of the night of this Monday, January 17, 2022.
Majority support childhood vaccination
Eight out of 10 Brazilians support the vaccination against Covid-19 of children aged 5 to 11 years. The data is from a survey released by Datafolha. More than 2,000 people were interviewed by telephone. The margin of error is plus and minus 2 percentage points.
Remote work in the Chamber
The Chamber of Deputies will work remotely until Carnival. The announcement was made by the president of the House, Arthur Lira (PP-AL). According to him, the measure aims to prevent the transmission of the Ômicron variant.
Deforestation in the Amazon
Deforestation in the Amazon in 2021 was the worst in 10 years, according to the Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia (Imazon). Data show that more than 10,000 kilometers of native forest were destroyed last year – a growth of 29% compared to 2020.
Parades with protocols
Proof of vaccination against Covid-19 and use of a mask will be mandatory in the 2022 Carnival parades, at Anhembi, in São Paulo. The decision was taken after a meeting with representatives of the samba schools. The measures will be detailed this Thursday (20).
Best player in the world
Polish Robert Lewandowski was named the best football player in the world by FIFA. It is the second time that the Bayern Munich forward has won the award. In the female, Alexia Putellas was elected the best player in the world. The Barcelona forward is the first Spaniard to win the award.
in the networks
On social media, the highlight is China, which will not sell Winter Olympics tickets to the general public.
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Reference: CNN Brasil