A Vaccine for the World

Ian Cheibub
Photographer & visual storyteller based in Rio de Janeiro
Assignment commissioned by GEO Magazine. Published on STERN, GEO Spain and GEO Germany.

Story about the vaccine volunteers in Brazil, one of the most affected countries by the COVID. 
Dr. Denise Abranches, a medical dentist and the volunteer number one of the Oxford’s vaccine in Brazil, is seen reflected on a window Hospital Sao Paulo. Dr. Denise worked several months directly with COVID patients. Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 2, 2020. Ian Cheibub/GEO
Antonia da Silva Cruz, a nurse volunteer for the OXFORD COVID vaccine, talks with a patient at the COVID ward in Hospital Sao Paulo. Antonia lives at Guaianazes neighbourhood, on the extreme east of the city. She takes two hours to get to her job. She worked several months in the COVID ward. Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 2, 2020. Ian Cheibub/GEO
Antonia da Silva Cruz, 48, a nurse and volunteer for the Oxford Vaccine’s phase 3 in Brazil brings a COVID positive patient to the Unit of Intensive Care of Hospital Sao Paulo, one of the references during the battle against the disease in Brazil. The Hospital is also participating in the Oxford’s phase 3 vaccine. Antonia lives at Guaianazes neighbourhood, on the extreme east of the city. She takes two hours to get to her job. She worked several months in the COVID ward. Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 2, 2020. Ian Cheibub/GEO
View of Guaianazes neighbourhood, on the extreme east of São Paulo. This is the neighbourhood where Antonia da Silva Cruz lives. She takes two hours to get to her job everyday, at Hospital Sao Paulo. Guaianazes has one of the lowest GDPs in the city of Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 3, 2020. Ian Cheibub/GEO
Dr. Denise Abranches, a medical dentist and the volunteer number one of the Oxford’s vaccine in Brazil, poses for a portrait at Hospital Sao Paulo. Dr. Denise worked several months directly with COVID patients. Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 2, 2020. Ian Cheibub/GEO
Antonia da Silva Cruz, 48, a nurse and volunteer for the Oxford Vaccine’s phase 3 in Brazil sits in a bus on her way to take the second shot of the vaccination. Antonia lives at Guaianazes neighbourhood, on the extreme east of São Paulo. She takes two hours to get to her job everyday. Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 2, 2020. Ian Cheibub/GEO
A gravedigger rests in an opened grave at Vila Formosa cemetery, the biggest cemetery in Latin America. Sao Paulo, October 6, 2020. Ian Cheibub/GEO Magazine
Dr. Denise Abranches, a medical dentist and the volunteer number one of the Oxford’s vaccine in Brazil, works with a COVID patient at the COVID intensive unit care in Hospital Sao Paulo. Dr. Denise worked several months directly with COVID patients. Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 5, 2020. Ian Cheibub/GEO
Dr. Denise Abranches, a medical dentist and the volunteer number one of the Oxford’s vaccine in Brazil, prepares to work with a COVID patient at the COVID intensive unit care in Hospital Sao Paulo. Dr. Denise worked several months directly with COVID patients. Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 5, 2020. Ian Cheibub/GEO
Dr. Cristiano Zerbini, director of Centro Paulista de Investigacao Clinica (CEPIC), poses for a portrait at his room. CEPIC is testing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine in Sao Paulo. Ian Cheibub/GEO Magazine
Workers from CEPIC take notes at the room where volunteers get their blood samples collected. CEPIC is testing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine in Sao Paulo. Ian Cheibub/GEO Magazine
Health professionals take notes at the COVID intensive care unit of Hospital Sao Paulo. The hospital was one of the biggest references in COVID treatment in Brazil and is also participating in the Oxford vaccine trials. October 5, 2020. Ian Cheibub/GEO Magazine
Stickers with the names of recovered patients from the intensive care unit are seen in a mural at the COVID intensive care unit of Hospital Sao Paulo. São Paulo, October 5, 2020. Ian Cheibub/GEO Magazine
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A Vaccine for the World
Copyright Ian Cheibub 2022
Date of Work Sep 2020 - Aug 2021
Updated Aug 2021
Location Sao Paulo
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