National Health Monitoring Agency (Unvisa) Alex Campos told CNN This Monday (29) that certificate of vaccination against covid-19 This is necessary for Brazil, especially in the context of border controls, as the country “cannot be used for anti-vaccine tourism”.
“The vaccine proved to be effective in preventing infections, preventing hospitalizations and deaths. We are on the eve of the end of the year, the holiday period, and Brazil is a tourist country. Brazil cannot serve as an anti-vaccination tourism for people who do not get vaccinated in other countries and come to Brazil”, he said.
It became effective this Monday (29)
Flight ban in Brazil Originating or routed through the Republic of South Africa, the Republic of Botswana, the Kingdom of Essuatine, the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Namibia, and the Republic of Zimbabwe.
The decision is based on the opinion of Anvisa recommending restrictions to prevent the spread of the micron variant.
Classified as a type of anxiety by the World Health Organization (WHO), and technical evaluation by the Ministries of Health, Justice and Public Safety, Infrastructure and Civil House.
CNN, Campos assessed that having vaccines as a frontier tool is “something essential”. According to him, “the pandemic is not over” and the time is for “caution”.
“Anvisa defends opening of borders with health protection. Anvisa’s own remedy is not a closure, but a ban on those coming into the country. We are talking about a protocol backed by science, the outcome of the vaccines is fantastic in terms of public health”, he said.
“People want to be on the side of those who have been vaccinated, we cannot encourage people to come into the country without the vaccine”.
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Vaccination station at Museu da Repubblica in Cateta in Rio de Janeiro
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Nurse shows COVID-19 vaccine to women in Rio de Janeiro
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An SUS nurse applies the COVID-19 vaccine to a person at her home in Rocinha, Rio, often used by health professionals to vaccinate people in the community who do not want to go to the clinic.
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Vaccination against Kovid-19 in Sao Paulo
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Nurses in a vaccination campaign against Covid-19 at Ilha de Paqueta in Rio de Janeiro
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boris johnson visits kovid 19 vaccination center in london
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Japanese woman to screen to be vaccinated against Kovid-19
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China vaccinates college students against Kovid-19
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Some countries already vaccinate teens against COVID-19
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Nurse vaccinated in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which plans to vaccinate 10 million a week
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The city of Au-Bad Schlema, Germany, distributes free hot dogs to those who present their vaccination cards
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COVID-19 vaccination in New Delhi, India
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A 45-year-old man is vaccinated at a drive-in post in Bhubaneswar, India
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Covid-19 vaccination in prison in Harare, Zimbabwe
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Covid-19 vaccination in Dakar, Senegal
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COVID-19 vaccination in Bangkok, Thailand
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The ordinance supporting the sanctions was published last Saturday (27) as
ordinance 660, which replaces Ordinance 658 of October 5, 2021. check restrictions,
The decision, which considers changes to the extraordinary and temporary restrictions on entry into Brazil during the pandemic, temporarily grants authorization by these countries to travel in the foreign traveler’s country or board with a ticket in the last 14 days prior to boarding. suspends from.
“It is possible that the variant is already circulating in the country. Countries have robust genome testing and identification plans so that the nation can adopt other measures to prevent the spread of the variant”, said Anvisa Director.
According to him, there is no “heroic measure” to contain the virus, but that
Adopted care contributes to delayed epidemiological landscape,
“There is no heroic measure within borders. A heroic measure is to close borders, and in a globalized world it is impossible to close airports. However, these measures help to delay and assess the epidemiological landscape and allow the health system and authorities to organize themselves to take decisions to control the virus”, he said.
“We are talking to authorities around the world to assess the effectiveness of vaccines against this type. We hope that this information will come out in the next few days so that we can revisit these restrictions, which cause a lot of inconvenience to people outside the country.”