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Bolsonaro makes political crusade against Chinese vaccine

A defender of unproven treatments for Covid-19, Bolsonaro slams Chinese vaccine. Petrobras’ recovery is already in motion. And the latest beef between Brazil and Bolivia.

Bolsonaro says hard ‘no’ to Chinese vaccine

President Jair Bolsonaro slammed the idea of having the federal government purchase 46 million doses of the potential coronavirus vaccine being developed by Chinese lab Sinovac Biotech and the São Paulo-based Butantan Biological Institute. Earlier this week, the state government of São Paulo announced promising results of late-stage clinical trials. 

  • A deal brokered by the Health Ministry had been announced, but Mr. Bolsonaro pulled rank on his Health...
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