Malaysia had received 12 million doses of the Sinovac vaccine by July, 500,000 shots of which were donated. Photo: AFP Malaysia had received 12 million doses of the Sinovac vaccine by July, 500,000 shots of which were donated. Photo: AFP
Malaysia had received 12 million doses of the Sinovac vaccine by July, 500,000 shots of which were donated. Photo: AFP
Peter T. C. Chang
Opinion

Opinion

Peter T. C. Chang

China’s vaccine diplomacy in Malaysia: problems and prospects amid the pandemic

  • Malaysia is enduring a devastating fourth wave of Covid-19, but China-made vaccines have been relegated to a secondary role over efficacy concerns
  • Nevertheless, their inoculations are more readily available, affordable, and easier to administer, making them crucial in developing countries

Malaysia had received 12 million doses of the Sinovac vaccine by July, 500,000 shots of which were donated. Photo: AFP Malaysia had received 12 million doses of the Sinovac vaccine by July, 500,000 shots of which were donated. Photo: AFP
Malaysia had received 12 million doses of the Sinovac vaccine by July, 500,000 shots of which were donated. Photo: AFP
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