Elderly Singaporeans await their coronavirus shots at a vaccination centre in the city state. Photo: Reuters Elderly Singaporeans await their coronavirus shots at a vaccination centre in the city state. Photo: Reuters
Elderly Singaporeans await their coronavirus shots at a vaccination centre in the city state. Photo: Reuters

Is Sinovac’s early shipment to Singapore ‘unusual’ or just part of China’s vaccine diplomacy?

  • Beijing sent its coronavirus vaccine to the city state before Singapore’s health authorities approved the jab
  • Some health experts questioned China’s intent behind the move, suggesting that it might be ‘unhappy’ if Singapore is slow in approving the vaccine

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Elderly Singaporeans await their coronavirus shots at a vaccination centre in the city state. Photo: Reuters Elderly Singaporeans await their coronavirus shots at a vaccination centre in the city state. Photo: Reuters
Elderly Singaporeans await their coronavirus shots at a vaccination centre in the city state. Photo: Reuters
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