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US promises to give Taiwan 750,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine, but senators’ visit is likely to further anger Beijing

The United States will donate 750,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Taiwan, three American senators visiting the island promised on Sunday.Their visit coincides with growing cross-strait tensions over Taiwan’s vaccine shortage and was welcomed by President Tsai Ing-wen as “timely rain” for the island. On Friday Japan supplied Taiwan with 1.24 million doses.The island has been struggling for weeks to control an outbreak of the coronavirus and the government has accused Beijing of trying to…

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