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Bolivia's Arce to take Russia's Sputnik V vaccine in show of confidence

Jan 14 2021

LA PAZ Bolivian President Luis Arce will take the Russian Sputnik V vaccine to protect himself from the coronavirus later this month when the country kicks off its vaccination program, his spokesman said on Thursday.

Bolivia signs contract with India's Serum Institute for 5 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses

Jan 13 2021

LA PAZ The Bolivian government said on Wednesday it had signed a contract with India's Serum Institute for the supply of 5 million doses of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine.

Bolivia says signs contract with India's Serum Institute for 5 mln doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

Jan 13 2021

LA PAZ, Jan 13 The Bolivian government said on Wednesday that it had signed a contract with India's Serum Institute for supply of 5 mln doses of AstraZeneca's covid vaccine.

Bolivia signs its first major vaccine deal for Russia's Sputnik V

Dec 31 2020

(This December 30 story has been refiled to fix headline to Sputnik V, not Sputnik 5, with no changes to the text)

Bolivia election poll suggests outright victory for Morales' candidate

Sep 16 2020

LA PAZ Luis Arce, the candidate for the party of Bolivia's former socialist president Evo Morales, could win next month's election in the first round, with opposition to him fragmented among rival parties, an opinion poll suggested on Wednesday.

Bolivia surpasses 100,000 cases, authorities predict September peak

Aug 16 2020

LA PAZ Bolivia surpassed 100,000 coronavirus cases on Sunday, the country's Ministry of Health reported, predicting that the virus would reach its peak there in September.

Bolivia's President Anez has tested positive for coronavirus

Jul 09 2020

LA PAZ Bolivia's President Jeanine Anez said on Thursday she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Bolivia's jailed former 'minister for cocaine' dies at 82

Mar 31 2020

LA PAZ A former Bolivian interior minister known as "Minister for Cocaine" for his role in turning the impoverished nation into a narco-state during a military dictatorship in the 1980s has died after decades in prison, local media said on Tuesday, citing a Bolivian government minister.

Bolivia coronavirus patient turned away from hospitals; election rallies suspended

Mar 12 2020

SANTIAGO One of three people confirmed to have the coronavirus in Bolivia was turned away from several hospitals, media reports and health officials said late on Wednesday, while candidates campaigning for forthcoming presidential elections suspended rallies to prevent the spread of the virus.

Bolivia coronavirus patient turned away from hospitals; election rallies suspended

Mar 12 2020

SANTIAGO One of three people confirmed to have the coronavirus in Bolivia was turned away from several hospitals, media reports and health officials said late on Wednesday, while candidates campaigning for forthcoming presidential elections suspended rallies to prevent the spread of the virus.

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