Thousands lined up in Beijing to receive the Kovid-19 vaccine in a campaign to vaccinate millions ahead of the Chinese New Year travel season in February.
State media, including community media workers and bus drivers, reported that more than 73,000 people had received the first dose of the vaccine in the past two days in the Chinese capital.
On the last day of 2020 the vaccine of the Chinese group Sinoform was approved “conditionally” by the health authorities, which is 79% effective, laboratory.
The public television channel CCTV showed pictures of the queue in hospitals and community health centers. People waited to read consent forms and measure temperature before applying the vaccine.
Empty gyms and commercial establishments will be turned into vaccination centers, officials said.
China plans to vaccinate millions of people by mid-February to mark Chinese New Year.
During the trial phase, 4.5 million doses of the vaccine were administered in Beijing, mostly to workers and other state employees working abroad.
Starting from high-risk groups such as port and logistics workers and people intending to resume their studies abroad, China is now gradually planning a vaccination campaign.
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