China signs up to get COVID-19 vaccinations to developing countries

China signs up to get COVID-19 vaccinations to developing countries

- China has joined a deal with COVAX to ensure the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to less advantaged nations

- China has already injected some vaccines on soldiers and other workers but is yet to complete clinical trails

- The country has celebrated its success in containing the virus within its borders and predict to have a vaccine before the end of the year

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China has signed a deal to make sure that COVID-19 vaccines are also handed out to developing countries. This is a joint effort with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to ensure that vaccines are distributed all over the world, an initiative that the White House rejected.

COVAX, along with WHO made a vow to get vaccines to nations that are poorer as soon as they are created. The agreement gives China a big role in the battle against the pandemic. This will be done by sharing vaccines with countries that are far less developed and disadvantaged.

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Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying says that China joined COVAX for this reason:

"To honour its commitment to turn COVID-19 vaccines into a global public good."
China signs up to get COVID-19 vaccinations to developing countries

China signs up to get COVID-19 vaccinations to developing countries. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
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China has been working overtime to find a vaccine for the Coronavirus. The City of Beijing made a prediction that they will have a vaccine rolling out before the end of the year.

Chinese soldiers, emergency staff, and overseas workers have already received the vaccine. However, the country has not completed clinical trials yet. The country has celebrated its success in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic inside its borders.

In other news, Briefly.co.za previously reported that the City of Joburg warns against orange sack masks. Thanks to the global coronavirus pandemic, the sale of masks has soared. Along with masks being sold on every corner, mask creations are also becoming more and more weird and wonderful. The Facebook page of City of Joburg recently took a moment to warn people from buying just any type of mask.

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"Joburg residents, please wear APPROVED masks hle, don’t switch it up for the summer #WearAMask #JoburgCares," they wrote in the Facebook post.

They also decided to include a hilarious picture of face masks made from orange sack material, much to the amusement of Facebookers who reacted to the funny warning over 1000 times. They also decided to head to the comments section to voice their thoughts.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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