Scientific American: What China’s Speedy COVID Vaccine Deployment Means for the Pandemic
China is making bold promises in the race of developing a coronavirus vaccine. Chinese health officials state that the vaccine will be ready by the end of the year; China has also committed to sharing the vaccine with other countries, particularly low-income countries that it has ties with. Under the emergency-use authorization, China has begun testing of the vaccine in other countries, including the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Peru, and Argentina. Outside China, vaccine expectations are high, but scientists question whether if the vaccine can in reality be distributed with such ease. The effectiveness and safety of the vaccine need to be further examined as well. For more information about this matter, click here.