Coronavirus: Brazil’s Butantan Institute to sell Sinovac shots abroad after Jair Bolsonaro rebuffs ‘Chinese vaccine’

Published Sep 29 2021 at 8:01 PM GMT
  • Brazil’s Butantan biomedical institute is in talks to sell a locally manufactured Covid-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac to other countries in South America and Africa, as the federal government has not ordered more of the shots.
  • Butantan Director Dimas Covas said on Wednesday that the institute also has contracts to supply the vaccine directly to Brazilian states.
  • Butantan is currently producing the shot developed by Sinovac Biotech in the Sao Paulo state using inputs imported from China,….



  • Published Sep 29, 2021 8:01 PM GMT