Pfizer to vaccinate entire city in Brazil as part of study.

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In the Brazilian city of Toledo, about 98 percent of eligible residents there have received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine, according to municipal officials.

Most of those people have received the Pfizer vaccine. This week the drug maker said that this presented an opportunity: Pfizer announced that it would fully vaccinate everyone in the city over the age of 12 so they can carry out a study of the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine.

Pfizer will work with local health officials, a hospital, a university and Braz