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Maduro proposes giving Russia coronavirus vaccine to legislative candidates

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 9, 2020
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday proposed administering a Russian coronavirus vaccine to nearly 15,000 candidates in upcoming legislative elections so that they can campaign safely.
Nicolas Maduro
Venezuelan President   Nicolas Maduro
“It would be a good idea to give the Russian vaccine to the 14,400 candidates who have registered ... so that they can carry out their electoral campaign more comfortably,” Maduro said during a televised address.

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He said that in September, some Russian vaccines would arrive for clinical trials, and that in October “other vaccines” would arrive, without elaborating.