Coronavirus: Brazil embraces Covid vaccine from China despite president’s resistance to ‘that other country’

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Brazil’s health minister said on Tuesday the country would add the Chinese-made CoronaVac vaccine against Covid-19 to its national immunisation programme, despite a political and diplomatic row over whether to use it.Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello said the federal government had reached a deal with Sao Paulo state, which is helping to test and produce the vaccine, to buy 46 million doses to be administered starting in January.“This vaccine will be Brazil’s vaccine,” in addition to another…

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