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Why Latin Americans Fear The Chinese Vaccine

People around the world and around Latin America are wary of the vaccination campaigns to fight COVID-19. But there is a particular hesitancy toward the vaccine solution arriving from China that by now should be discarded, along with stereotypes.

A Brazilian woman gets the Chinese-made CoronaVac vaccine.
A Brazilian woman gets the Chinese-made CoronaVac vaccine.
Lucio Tavora/Xinhua via ZUMA
Martin González Solar and Víctor Contreras Kong

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Polls reveal a range of public fears in Latin America about the various COVID-19 vaccines. Yet the one prompting the most concerns are the Chinese vaccine Coronavac, created by the firm Biotech Sinovac.

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