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The Brazilian push for a Covid-19 vaccine

Today we’re covering Brazil’s latest involvement in promising Covid-19 vaccine trials. The return of shopping malls and fears of spreading the virus. São Paulo guards its most (in)famous statue from attack.

São Paulo teams up with Chinese lab in vaccine tests

São Paulo Governor João Doria announced on Thursday that the state’s Butantan Biological Institute is teaming up with Sinovac Biotech, a privately held Beijing-based lab, to produce a Covid-19 vaccine. Mr. Doria claims the vaccine has entered its “final stage of testing” and that it could be available by June 2021. Roughly 9,000 volunteers are expected to join the...

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