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Brazil is Running Low on Chinese Vaccine Supplies Prompting Concerns Beijing May Be Playing Politics

A health professional is inoculated with the Sinovac Biotech's CoronaVac vaccine against COVID-19 in Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil, on January 19, 2021. MARCIO JAMES / AFP

Brazil is running out of its supply of the Chinese-made CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccines and apparently, Beijing hasn’t approved the shipment of ingredients needed to make more. Only 6 million doses out of a 46 million dose order have arrived and those stocks are expected to run out within the next few weeks.

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