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Brazil grants full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine

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SAO PAULO, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Brazilian health regulatorAnvisa has granted full approval to a COVID-19 vaccine developedby Pfizer Inc and Germany's BioNTech SE, theagency said in a Tuesday statement.

That makes it the first vaccine against the novelcoronavirus to receive full approval in Brazil, Anvisa said.Other vaccines developed by AstraZeneca and China'sSinovac Biotech Ltd, have only been approved foremergency use so far.(Reporting by Eduardo SimoesWriting by Gabriel StargardterEditing by Brad Haynes)