Brazil registered 164 deaths and 4,164 cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. This Friday (24), the moving averages of deaths and infections were 113 and 3,102, respectively.
With the update, the country has a total of 618,392 deaths and 22,230,737 confirmed infections since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.
The data released by the National Council of Health Secretaries (Conass) showed changes due to the unavailability of the Ministry of Health’s information systems, according to Conass.
At least three states did not report data on the pandemic: Bahia, Mato Grosso and Tocantins.
The Ministry of Health recommended the vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 years against Covid-19. According to the document published on Friday (24), the immunization of the public from 5 to 11 years old must be carried out with the permission of parents or guardians and with a medical prescription. Read more.
The folder informed that it migrated the form for the public consultation on childhood vaccination to a new website. The change took place after access to the initial form presented failures and instability. Read more.
The National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) released a note in which it reinforces that vaccines against Covid-19 approved by the agency for application in Brazil are effective and safe. Read more.
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer reported that delivery of the pediatric vaccine to Brazil is scheduled for January 2022. Read more.
Minister Ricardo Lewandowski, of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), determined this Friday, in an action proposed by the Sustainability Network party, a period of five days for the federal government to explain the medical prescription for vaccination against Covid-19 of children between 5 and 11 years old. Read more.
Reference: CNN Brasil