Scandal and frustration in Peru: 487 officials secretly received early Covid-19 vaccines

Some of the 437 officials that received the vaccine, including former president Vizcarra in the center. Peruvian interim president announced Monday night that 487 officials took part in the so-called “vacunagate” by taking advantage of their privileged positions to secretly receive early inoculations of a Chinese coronavirus vaccine that the government then bought for doctors and other health workers battling the pandemic. The list includes the former ministers of foreign affairs and health and the former president.

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