23 March 2020 – Began influenza vaccination campaign

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Overview: The influenza vaccine is not effective against the coronavirus, however, it will assist health professionals in excluding the diagnosis for coronavirus, since the symptoms are similar.
Full details here: https://www.saude.gov.br/noticias/agencia-saude/46568-ministerio-da-saude-declara-transmissao-comunitaria-nacional