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Chinese Vaccines Shipments Around the World Plunge 97% Last Month and We Now Know Why

Chart depicting the dramatic plunge in Chinese-made COVID vaccine deliveries around the world that coincided with the spread of the Omicron variant. Source: Bridge Consulting.

For much of last year, China was seemingly unstoppable in its drive to ship vaccines to developing countries around the world. Hundreds of millions of doses went to Africa, Latin America, and Asia, and then suddenly, beginning last fall, shipments came to a grinding halt.

Now we know why.

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