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Brazil looks to trade 5G for vaccines in China talks

Today, how the 5G war relates to the coronavirus vaccine. What to expect from Brazil's economy. And the looming risk of new lockdowns.

Today, how the 5G war between the U.S. and China relates to the coronavirus vaccine. What to expect from Brazil’s economy. And the looming risk of new lockdowns. 

Coronavirus vaccine becomes bargaining chip in 5G war

Despite adopting an anti-China stance since the beginning of the pandemic, President Jair Bolsonaro has decided to change his tune and extend an olive branch to Beijing — upon whom Brazil depends to source vaccine inputs. The president is now no longer expected to issue a ban on Chinese telecom giant Huawei for Brazil’s upcoming 5G auction, despite hinting toward such a move...

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