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Peru vaccine scandal: president says 487 officials got early Chinese shots

Peru’s president announced that 487 officials, including the former ministers of foreign affairs and health, took advantage of their privileged positions to secretly receive early inoculations of a Chinese coronavirus vaccine that the government then bought for doctors and other health workers battling the pandemic.Interim President Francisco Sagasti said the officials’ names are being turned over to prosecutors as the intensifying scandal over unequal access to coronavirus vaccines rattles…

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