The Brazilian club announced this Thursday that it intends to buy doses of the coronavirus for players, employees and partners.
Faced with a critical context in Brazil about the victims of the virus that plagues the world, the club Athlético Paranaense on Thursday expressed his desire to acquire vaccines against the Covid-19 and thus apply them to all the personnel of the institution. The champion of the 2018 edition of the South American Cup It is now awaiting the approval of the bill that provides for the release for the private sector to purchase the vaccine.
In a note on the official website, the entity stated that wants to join the group of companies that lead the vaccine purchase movement. The goal, according to Athlético, is to help mass vaccination of the Brazilian population. In addition, the institution added that make the doses available to its staff and all members who have paid monthly dues during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Chamber of Deputies approved, on Wednesday, the bill 948/21, which authorizes the purchase of vaccines by the private sector. Now is the analysis and approval of the Federal Senate and the sanction of President Jair Bolsonaro.
The Atlético board also suggests that the institutions linked to soccer follow the same path and be part of the initiative. To date, they have been applied 27.5 million doses in Brazil, equivalent to 10.1% of the population. Of these, little more than 6 million received the second dose, about 2.8% of Brazilians.
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