China plans to immunise 50 million people before the Lunar New Year. Photo: EPA-EFE
China plans to immunise 50 million people before the Lunar New Year. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: 9 million vaccinated in China’s free inoculation drive

  • Health officials outline plans to ramp up national immunisation programme as Hebei province battles surge in cases
  • Country aims to give 50 million people the jab by Lunar New Year before rolling out nationwide programme

China plans to immunise 50 million people before the Lunar New Year. Photo: EPA-EFE
China plans to immunise 50 million people before the Lunar New Year. Photo: EPA-EFE
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