China’s Sinopharm vaccine arrives in Bolivia

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China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Bolivia on Wednesday. Bolivian President Luis Arce was at the airport when the shipment landed. He announced that a nationwide vaccination campaign will begin on Thursday, noting that health workers and those at higher risk from the virus will be given priority. As of February 23, Bolivia has reported 244,380 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 11,508 deaths, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

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