Chinese President Xi Jinping said China promises to provide 2 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines to other countries in 2021. Photo: Xinhua via Zuma Press/TNS
Chinese President Xi Jinping said China promises to provide 2 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines to other countries in 2021. Photo: Xinhua via Zuma Press/TNS

Xi Jinping says China promises 2 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses to other countries in 2021

  • China will also donate US$100 million to the Covax global vaccine distribution programme for developing countries, Xi says
  • The increasingly widening gap between inoculation rates in wealthy and poor countries widens is one of the top concerns of the World Health Organization

Chinese President Xi Jinping said China promises to provide 2 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines to other countries in 2021. Photo: Xinhua via Zuma Press/TNS
Chinese President Xi Jinping said China promises to provide 2 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines to other countries in 2021. Photo: Xinhua via Zuma Press/TNS
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