Inputs for 8.7 million doses of CoronaVac are already at Beijing airport – Prime Time Zone

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Raw material should arrive in São Paulo on Wednesday (10) for packaging, packaging and labeling

ALLISON SALES / FUTURA PRESS / ESTADÃO CONTENT – 01/28/2021The raw material was produced by the biopharmaceutical Sinovac, a partner of the Butantan Institute in the development of the immunizer

The 5.6 thousand liters of Active Pharmaceutical Input (IFA) for filling, packaging and labeling an additional 8.7 million doses of CoronaVac are already at the airport of Beijing, on China, awaiting departure to São Paulo. The expectation is that the landing will take place at Guarulhos Airport next Wednesday, 10. The raw material was produced by biopharmaceuticals Sinovac, partner of Butantan Institute in the development of the immunizer. In São Paulo, these doses will be packaged, packaged and labeled.

Then they will be delivered to the Ministry of Health and integrated National Immunization Plan (PNI), where they will be divided proportionately to the states and the Federal District. With this new batch, Butantan will have delivered more than 27 million doses of CoronaVac. Another order from Sinovac has already been made by the Butantan Institute for a larger load, of 8,000 liters, from the IFA. This should further accelerate the local production of vaccines and the immunization of Brazilians.