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© Pixabay to travel in this country, it will now be vaccinated
to avoid the spread of the virus with the Omicron Variant, Brazil will request a certificate of immunization at all those entering his territory.
To get to Brazil now, it will be vaccinated. This is decided by a judge of the Supreme Court of Brazil on Saturday 11 December. It will make it mandatory the presentation of a COVID vaccination certificate 19 for travelers arriving in the country, in order to avoid the spread of the Omicron variant. The decision, which will yet be validated by nine other magistrates of the Federal Supreme Court, responds to a request from the Party Redee Sustentabilidade (left center). The health regulator of Brazil, Anvisa, had recommended requiring a health passport for travelers arriving in Brazil, where at least eight cases of Omicron have been confirmed and where a larger influx of tourists is expected for the holidays. end of year.
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The government of the Far President Jair Bolsonaro had rejected this measure on Tuesday, the executive opting for a mandatory five-day quarantine for non-vaccinated travelers, a measure also recommended by Anvisa. Supreme Court Judge Luis Barroso considered that only the "travelers considered ineligible for immunization according to medical criteria", from countries without mass vaccination against CIVID-19 or for "exceptional humanitarian reasons" , can be quarantined.
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opposite to Bolsonaro
"in a country like Brazil, where the authorities face difficulties, would -That to monitor prisoners with an electronic bracelet ", the quarantine must be" applied with extreme caution, "said the judge, treated" fool "by Jair Bolsonaro for his decisions. The President, who ensures that he will not be vaccinated, opposes this measure he considers to be an "leave" for the Brazilian people.
The vaccination certificate is already required to access certain public spaces of several cities, including Rio de Janeiro. Brazil has recorded more than 615,000 people from COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, making it the second most endangered country in absolute numbers behind the United States. But with some 65% of its 213 million vaccinated inhabitants, the country has seen the number of infections and deaths identified in recent months.
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