Tolerance.ca
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

With Health Costs Soaring, Brazil Cuts Vaccine Doses

Brazil has cut the number of doses for vaccinations given by the public health service to counter human papillomavirus (HPV) and pneumonia, as Latin America's largest economy looks to reduce health costs in the midst of a deep recession. In a statement late Tuesday, the Health Ministry said the changes were "routine" and would not alter the efficacy of the vaccinations, but it also noted the cost of the national program had risen 140 percent over the past five years. In...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter