China has been relying on domestic vaccines. Photo: AFP
China has been relying on domestic vaccines. Photo: AFP

China speeding up research into Covid-19 vaccines targeting Omicron variant

  • Head of vaccine development group tells state broadcaster CCTV that it is necessary to be prepared
  • China has yet to report a case of the highly transmissible strain, which the WHO has called a ‘variant of concern’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
China has been relying on domestic vaccines. Photo: AFP
China has been relying on domestic vaccines. Photo: AFP
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