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Brazil says flight to India for AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccines delayed

In a statement, the ministry cited "international logistical issues," adding that the flight will take off from the northeastern city of Recife at 11:00 pm local time on Friday

twitter-logoReuters | January 15, 2021 | Updated 09:51 IST
Brazil says flight to India for AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccines delayed

Brazil's health ministry said on Thursday that a flight to India to seek two million off-the-shelf doses of Astrazeneca's coronavirus vaccine has been pushed back a day to Friday.

In a statement, the ministry cited "international logistical issues," adding that the flight will take off from the northeastern city of Recife at 11:00 pm local time on Friday and that its return date is still to be decided.

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