Movistar employee Alejandra Arias, 29, get her first dose of the Sinovac vaccine on July 4.

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With only 15% of Colombia’s population fully vaccinated, some public health experts have criticized the privately funded scheme for perpetuating inequities. Others say it will eventually benefit everyone.

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Movistar employee Alejandra Arias, 29, get her first dose of the Sinovac vaccine, July 4, 2021. The company purchased around 1,000 shots for employees like Arias, who works at one of its customer service centers.

 

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