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Chinese Vaccine Deliveries to Africa Lag Far Behind the Rest of the World

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New data about where Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine are shipped around the world reveals that despite lots of lofty political rhetoric and media coverage, deliveries to Africa lags far behind the rest of the world.

To date, just over 6 million doses have been either sold or donated to various African countries, according to the latest COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker Report produced by the Beijing-based consultancy Bridge. This is less than a tenth of the quantity that Chinese pharmaceutical companies have sent to Latin America (75.52 million doses) and Asia (60.37 million doses).

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