Political pressure from Beijing meant Taiwan failed at the last minute to secure an agreement for the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, the island’s health minister suggested on Wednesday.Health Minister Chen Shih-chung said Taiwan could have clinched a deal last month with German pharmaceutical company BioNTech for 5 million doses of its vaccine were it not for the last-minute objection of a third party.“Apparently some people did not want Taiwan to be happy,” he said in an interview with…


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