China has exceeded the threshold of one billion doses of covid vaccine administered. In the last year, only two Covid deaths have been recorded.
According to the Beijing Ministry of Health, quoted by AFP,
1.01 billion doses of covid vaccine were given. At present, the number of vaccines given in China is more than a third of the global total. The world exceeded the 2.5 billion dose administered on Friday.
Initially, the Chinese were in no hurry to get vaccinated, as the virus has been virtually eradicated from the country for more than a year. Chinese citizens have gone through mandatory quarantine, and authorities have used mass testing and mobile applications to control travel.
Initial lack of available data on Chinese vaccines and scandals in China
past related to counterfeit doses in China have also contributed to the reluctance of some people.
Subsequently, the government and companies took a more proactive approach, strongly urging residents and employees to get vaccinated. To insist a lot on national solidarity and their duty as citizens.
China crosses the threshold of one billion doses of covid vaccine administered
Similarly, in Beijing, some neighborhoods have displayed the percentage of people vaccinated in front of their buildings to put pressure on the recalcitrant. Moreover, the authorities sometimes offer vouchers
or eggs to encourage vaccination.
The appearance in recent weeks of several local cases in the populous southern province of Guangdong has also served as a warning about the risk of a recurrence of the epidemic.
The Chinese Ministry of Health announced 23 new patients in 24 hours on Sunday. However, all of them are people who have arrived from abroad, who are automatically placed in quarantine, without contact with the rest of the population.
China hopes to vaccinate at least 70% of its population by the end of the year, or about one billion people
Four vaccines, all Chinese,
are currently approved:
- one from the Sinovac private laboratory
- two from the state giant Sinopharm
- one from the pharmaceutical company CanSino Biologics
German vaccine company BioNTech could also receive the green light in the coming months, mainly due to an agreement with a local partner.
right Agerpres, only two deaths caused by COVID-19 were recorded in 13 months in China. Shops, restaurants and bars have reopened in the spring of 2020, and public opinion is generally very pleased with the way the government has handled the crisis.
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