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Chile becomes Latin America's COVID-19 vaccination champion

Mar. 18, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — After being among the world's hardest-hit nations with COVID-19, Chile is now near the top among countries at vaccinating its population against the virus. With more than 25% of its people having received at least one shot, the country of 19...

Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns

Mar. 04, 2021 10:15 AM EST

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The plane laden with vaccines had just rolled to a stop at Santiago’s airport in late January, and Chile’s president, Sebastián Piñera, was beaming. “Today,” he said, “is a day of joy, emotion and hope.” The source of that hope: China...

Philippines launches virus vaccinations amid supply problems

Mar. 01, 2021 00:15 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines launched a vaccination campaign Monday to contain one of Southeast Asia’s worst coronavirus outbreaks but faces supply problems and public resistance, which it hopes to ease by inoculating top officials. Cabinet officials,...

The Latest: Mexico receives shipment of Sputnik V vaccine

Feb. 22, 2021 23:57 PM EST

MEXICO CITY — Mexico has received its first shipment of Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. Some 200,000 doses arrived to Mexico City’s international airport late Monday night aboard a British Airways flight from Moscow. Officials plan to use the doses to begin...