Beijing cannot afford to sacrifice safety and effectiveness in the rush to show its scientific prowess in developing a vaccine to immunise against Covid-19. Photo: AFP Beijing cannot afford to sacrifice safety and effectiveness in the rush to show its scientific prowess in developing a vaccine to immunise against Covid-19. Photo: AFP
Beijing cannot afford to sacrifice safety and effectiveness in the rush to show its scientific prowess in developing a vaccine to immunise against Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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China needs to show world Covid-19 vaccines are safe and effective

  • Beijing already faces a trust deficit in the eyes of many countries and, in the rush to illustrate its scientific and diplomatic prowess, treatments must meet international standards

Beijing cannot afford to sacrifice safety and effectiveness in the rush to show its scientific prowess in developing a vaccine to immunise against Covid-19. Photo: AFP Beijing cannot afford to sacrifice safety and effectiveness in the rush to show its scientific prowess in developing a vaccine to immunise against Covid-19. Photo: AFP
Beijing cannot afford to sacrifice safety and effectiveness in the rush to show its scientific prowess in developing a vaccine to immunise against Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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