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COVID vaccines

Mongolia's mass jabs fail to suppress COVID spread

Nation has Asia's highest rates of vaccinations and confirmed infections

A medical worker prepares an injection of the Sinophorm vaccine in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. (Photo by Chadraa Chadraabal)

ULAANBAATAR -- Mongolia has administered more COVID-19 shots relative to its population than any country in Asia, yet this steppe nation lodged between China and Russia also leads Asia in proportional rankings for new COVID-19 cases.

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