China is ramping up production of flu vaccines to ward off double threat of influenza and Covid-19. Photo: AFPChina is ramping up production of flu vaccines to ward off double threat of influenza and Covid-19. Photo: AFP
China is ramping up production of flu vaccines to ward off double threat of influenza and Covid-19. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: vaccine scandals haunt China’s winter flu shot drive

  • People in high-risk groups encouraged to get an influenza jab to help ease pressure on the country’s health system
  • But efforts are hampered by cost, lack of access and public concerns about quality

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
China is ramping up production of flu vaccines to ward off double threat of influenza and Covid-19. Photo: AFPChina is ramping up production of flu vaccines to ward off double threat of influenza and Covid-19. Photo: AFP
China is ramping up production of flu vaccines to ward off double threat of influenza and Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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