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Debates over third vaccine doses get political

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Vaccine wars, revisited

São Paulo Governor João Doria hopes his efforts to secure vaccine will give him presidential credentials.
São Paulo Governor João Doria hopes his efforts to secure vaccines will give him presidential credentials. Photo: BW Press/Shutterstock

The Brazilian Health Ministry said Brazil should greenlight a study conducted by the University of Oxford to evaluate the need for a third booster shot for people vaccinated with CoronaVac — the immunizer developed by Chinese lab Sinovac and brought to Brazil by the São Paulo state government.

  • CoronaVac accounted for the bulk of vaccines rolled out...

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