Covid-19: Is China’s vaccine diplomacy working?

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    Wealthy countries were quick to snatch up Covid-19 vaccines from Western companies, leaving low-income ones to look elsewhere. Enter China and India. Both countries are racing to fill international orders of their locally-made vaccines, though sometimes strings are attached. For more, we speak to Yanzhong Huang from the Council on Foreign Relations.

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