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U.S. to prioritize Latin America in vaccine supply after Honduras threatens to cease recognizing Taiwan over China

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The U.S. government will prioritize Latin America in distributing the 80 million Covid-19 vaccines it plans to donate in the coming weeks, in part to prevent China's "vaccine diplomacy" from leading countries in the region to stop recognizing Taiwan as a sovereign nation in exchange.

As reported by the Financial Times, the intention was confirmed by a senior official of Joe Biden's administration. It came after Honduras accepted the possibility of cutting ties with Taipei to gain access to vaccines produced by the Asian giant.

Carlos Alberto Madero, a senior government official . . .

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