22 October 2020
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday rejected the announced purchase of 46 million doses of a potential vaccine against the coronavirus being developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech and tested in a state governed by a political rival.
01 October 2020
The state of São Paulo, in Brazil, is scheduled to launch on 15 December the campaign to vaccinate its population for Covid-19, starting with health professionals, using Chinese-developed vaccine SinoVac, according to state Governor João Doria.
10 September 2020
Clinical trials in Brazil of a Chinese-made vaccine against Covid-19 have shown “extremely positive” results, and a widespread vaccination campaign could begin as early as December, the governor of Sao Paulo state said.
25 May 2020
Brazil-China relations have been put to a further strain with the release by the Brazilian Supreme Court of a recording of a Government meeting where Minister of Economy, Paulo Guedes, says the Chinese Government should pay for a Marshall Plan to all countries that have been hit by Covid-19. China´s embassy in Brazil has avoided escalation.