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Brazil approves COVID-19 booster shots for healthcare workers

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Brasilia

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil has approved booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines for “health professionals,” with preference given to the Pfizer shot, Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga said on Friday.

The boosters will only be given to people six months after they complete initial round of COVID-19 vaccination, Queiroga said in a Twitter post.

(Reporting by Ricardo Brito; Writing by Jake Spring; Editing by Brad Haynes)

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