IMPACT OF DECISIONS OF THE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ON LIFE AND DEATH OF THE POPULATION: COVID-19 IN BRAZIL, APRIL 2021
Keywords:Covid-19, Pandemic, Vaccine, Government, Death
The Covid-19 pandemic has the entire world in agony, and Brazil is one of the countries being hit the hardest. This is the S econd Article in the series that analyzes a pandemic-related decision made by the Brazilian Ministry of Health in August 2020, when it rejected Pfizer’s proposal to acquire 70 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. The question we ask is this: of the Brazilians aged 70 or older who die d of Covid-19 in Brazil in April 2021, how many would still be alive if the Ministry of Health had acquired the 70 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in August 2020?
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Copyright (c) 2021 Fábio Santos, Asher Kiperstok, Aychá Freitas Santos, Dante Eustachio Lucchesi Ramacciotti, Osvaldo Andrade Souza, Raique Lucas de Jesus Correia, Ricardo Barretto de Andrade, Walter Duarte Barreto Júnior
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