Brazil begins COVID vaccinations amid delay of ingredient imports

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    Brazil has begun its long-awaited distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

    For residents in Manaus, the gateway to the Amazon rainforest, vaccines cannot come soon enough.

    The health system there is on the verge of collapse as oxygen supplies dwindle.

    Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiew reports from Manaus, Brazil.

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