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Bloomberg Politics published this video item, entitled “Taiwan Concerned China May Have Blocked Vaccine Purchase” – below is their description.
Feb.17 — Taiwan says its attempts to purchase 5 million doses of BioNTech SE’s covid-19 vaccine fell apart at the last minute. The health minister is concerned that political pressure from Beijing may have upset that deal. Bloomberg’s Samson Ellis reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”Bloomberg Politics YouTube Channel
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