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Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine neutralizes Brazil variant in lab study

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE was able to neutralize a new variant of the coronavirus spreading rapidly in Brazil, according to a laboratory study published in the New England Journal of Medicine

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Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro bizarrely suggests COVID-19 vaccines could turn people into crocodiles or bearded ladies

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro criticized the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Thursday. He suggested that the vaccine could result in strange side-effects, such as women growing beards and people turning into crocodiles, according to AFP. Bolsonaro has revealed that he does not

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Lionel Messi equalled Brazil legend Pele’s record of 643 goals for a single club by scoring for Barcelona in Saturday’s draw against Valencia.

The Argentine, 33, achieved the feat with a diving header just before half-time, immediately after his penalty was saved by keeper Jaume Domenech. Messi scored his first goal for Barca in 2005 against Albacete. Pele scored 643 goals in 19

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Brazil says China ‘not transparent’ on COVID-19 vaccine emergency use

Brazil’s health regulator Anvisa said on Monday that China’s health authorities are not transparent in authorizing emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines, a statement that may further inflame political tension in the South American country.Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, a consistent critic

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Vaccine refusal in Brazil grows to 22%, most reject Chinese shot: poll

The share of Brazilians unwilling to take any COVID-19 vaccine grew to 22% this week, from 9% in August, and most said they would not accept one made in China, a new poll showed on Saturday, as President Jair Bolsonaro’s

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