RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Reuters) Brazil’s health regulator Anvisa said on Monday, December 14th, that China’s health authorities are not transparent in their authorization of COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use, a statement that may further inflame political tension in the South American country.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, a consistent critic of China, has repeatedly cast doubt on the CoronaVac vaccine being developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
Meanwhile, São Paulo Governor João Doria, a Bolsonaro political enemy, said the state expected to start vaccinating its residents in January, though Brazil’s most populous state . . .