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Covid-19 newsA health official extracts a dose of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, at the Infectious Diseases Hospital in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Photo: Reuters / Dinuka Liyanawatte)

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Monday April 19

FDA finds mistake that mixed vaccines in Baltimore factory

The U.S. Drug and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked Emergent BioSolutions Inc to halt development of new drugs at its Baltimore plant, after finding it responsible for the loss of millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccines previously this month. The US government had put Johnson & Johnson in charge of the complex following the incident, in which workers mistakenly combined ingredients from J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines. (Reuters)

Mexico reports 1,506 new Covid-19 infections, deaths rise to 212,339

Mexico reported 1,506 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, raising the figure to a total of 2.3 million infections, the Ministry of Health reported. In the last hours, 111 deaths related to the pandemic were also registered, bringing the number of fatalities to 212,339 in the country. (Reuters)

Brazil faces a “very bad” situation due to a wave of infections

The accelerated rate of Covid-19 infections in Brazil worries the international scientific community, which sees in this South American country, where at least 92 variants of the virus have been identified. So far at least two are risky, P.1 and P.2, and a third is already being analyzed, which could be called P.4. Brazil adds 370,000 deaths and almost 14 million infections. (EFE)