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China’s vaccines are poised to fill gap, but face trust issues

Evening Standard | 25/12/2020 11:49 PM | Click to read full article

China has six candidates in the last stage of trials and is one of the few nations that can manufacture vaccines on a large scale. The potential use of its vaccine by millions of people in other countries gives China an opportunity both to repair the damage to its reputation from an outbreak that escaped its borders and to show the world it can be a major scientific player.

Yet past scandals have damaged its own citizens’ trust in its vaccines.