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Colombia receives new supply of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines

2021 Oct 26, 18:40, BOGOTA
In this December 23, 2020, file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a Sinovac worker checks the labelling on vials of COVID-19 vaccines on a packaging line in Beijing. With just four of China’s many vaccine makers claiming they are able to produce at least 2.6 billion doses this year, a large part of the world’s population will end up inoculated not with western vaccines boasting headline-grabbing efficacy rates, but with China’s traditionally made shots. (Photo via AP)

Colombia received a new batch of COVID-19 vaccines from China's biopharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biotech, the country's Ministry of Health and Social Protection announced on Monday.

The vaccines were supplied through the United Nations-backed COVAX vaccine distribution mechanism, the ministry said.

In Colombia, 45,879,607 doses of vaccines have been applied against COVID-19, according to official numbers.

Colombia has reported a total of 4,991,050 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 127,067 related deaths since the onset of the pandemic.


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