Sinovac to install plant in Chile to produce vaccines for Latin America

The Chinese company has become one of the largest vaccine suppliers in the region.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Chinese laboratory responsible for the production of the Sinovac vaccine confirmed this week the opening of a plant in Chile to produce the drug for the whole of Latin America.

Chilean government sources confirmed that the plant could be located in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago and that Antofagasta is also under consideration, although operations will only begin in March next year.

"We will become not only a country that produces vaccines again, but also a hub of excellence in Latin America," said the rector of the Catholic University of Chile Ignacio Sanchez Diaz, at . . .

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