Last week, the institute said it had completed deliveries to the National Immunization Program. However, the the lab considered doses of CoronaVac seized by Anvisa.
According to the Ministry of Health, if the breach of the exclusivity contract is confirmed, the institute may receive a fine of $ 30 million.
Butantan is also working to exchange and send the remaining eight million doses to the federal government. The Institute says it has until Sept. 30 to complete the delivery.