A staff member tests samples of the Covid-19 inactivated vaccine at a production plant of the Beijing Biological Products Institute Company, a subsidiary of the state-owned conglomerate Sinopharm. Photo: Xinhua
A staff member tests samples of the Covid-19 inactivated vaccine at a production plant of the Beijing Biological Products Institute Company, a subsidiary of the state-owned conglomerate Sinopharm. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: China says it can produce 1 billion doses of a Sinopharm vaccine this year

  • Ministry of Industry and Information says there will be enough vaccine for mass inoculations domestically, including 100 million doses ahead of Lunar New Year
  • China has also agreed to provide vaccines to a large number of countries, but it remains unclear how exports will be handled

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A staff member tests samples of the Covid-19 inactivated vaccine at a production plant of the Beijing Biological Products Institute Company, a subsidiary of the state-owned conglomerate Sinopharm. Photo: Xinhua
A staff member tests samples of the Covid-19 inactivated vaccine at a production plant of the Beijing Biological Products Institute Company, a subsidiary of the state-owned conglomerate Sinopharm. Photo: Xinhua
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