Brazil to purchase 20 million doses of Bharat Biotech Covaxin
- Health Ministry of Brazil signed a contract to purchase 20 million doses of Covaxin vaccine made by India’s Bharat Biotech.
- The ministry said the first 8 million doses is expected to arrive in March.
- Meanwhile Brazil reported 1,541 new COVID-19 deaths on 26 Feb, taking total fatalities to 251,498.
- With 65,998 new cases, the South American country has now registered 10,390,461 cases.