China joins global vaccine initiative, aims to distribute 2B vaccines worldwide

Ensuring that developing countries have equal access to appropriate, safe and effective vaccines
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China announced that the country has joined a global vaccine initiative aiming to distribute 2billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines around the world by the end of 2021.

The announcement was made by the Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying on Friday that Beijing had joined the initiative known as Covax.

“This is an important step China has taken to uphold the concept of a shared community of health for all and to honour its commitment to turn #Covid19 vaccines into a global public good.”

Hua wrote on Twitter.
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She mentioned that this is an important step China has taken to uphold the concept of a shared community of health for all and to honor its commitment to turn the vaccines into a global public good.

Hua said: “China will continue to work together with Covax partners and contribute its share to the global fight against the pandemic to safeguard all human beings’ safety and health.”

“China continues to focus on ensuring that developing countries have equal access to appropriate, safe and effective vaccines,” she added.

Jia Suriyanto
Indonesian Journalist at News Asia Today. I cover the latest news and stories on Indonesia, particularly on business.