A health worker delivers CanSino Covid-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination for teachers and school staff in Mexico City in May. China’s Covid-19 Vaccines Overseas Evaluation Programme will be held in countries where Chinese vaccines are used. Photo: Reuters
A health worker delivers CanSino Covid-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination for teachers and school staff in Mexico City in May. China’s Covid-19 Vaccines Overseas Evaluation Programme will be held in countries where Chinese vaccines are used. Photo: Reuters

China looks overseas for vaccine data in search for way out of Covid-19

  • China’s zero tolerance policy allows little chance to test the power of mass vaccination so it is looking abroad to learn how vaccination affects a population
  • More than 400 papers on real-world vaccine effectiveness studies are available but only 24 covered Chinese vaccines and none were in a peer-reviewed journal

Topic |   Chinese coronavirus vaccines
A health worker delivers CanSino Covid-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination for teachers and school staff in Mexico City in May. China’s Covid-19 Vaccines Overseas Evaluation Programme will be held in countries where Chinese vaccines are used. Photo: Reuters
A health worker delivers CanSino Covid-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination for teachers and school staff in Mexico City in May. China’s Covid-19 Vaccines Overseas Evaluation Programme will be held in countries where Chinese vaccines are used. Photo: Reuters
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