Four of the nine experimental vaccines undergoing phase 3 trials worldwide have been developed by Chinese companies. Photo: EPA-EFE Four of the nine experimental vaccines undergoing phase 3 trials worldwide have been developed by Chinese companies. Photo: EPA-EFE
Four of the nine experimental vaccines undergoing phase 3 trials worldwide have been developed by Chinese companies. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: why China has left its options open for WHO’s global vaccine plan

  • Along with the US and Russia, it was absent from the list of nations that signed up for the COVAX facility
  • Beijing has already promised access and loans for potential shots and that may be seen as a better bet for its diplomatic agenda, observers say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Four of the nine experimental vaccines undergoing phase 3 trials worldwide have been developed by Chinese companies. Photo: EPA-EFE Four of the nine experimental vaccines undergoing phase 3 trials worldwide have been developed by Chinese companies. Photo: EPA-EFE
Four of the nine experimental vaccines undergoing phase 3 trials worldwide have been developed by Chinese companies. Photo: EPA-EFE
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