(Corrects firm identify within the second paragraph to Sinopharm
from Sinopharm Group Co, an unrelated firm; additionally adjustments
Dec 18 (Reuters) – China is planning to vaccinate 50 million
folks in opposition to the coronavirus earlier than the beginning of the height
Lunar New 12 months journey season early subsequent yr, the South China
Morning Put up reported on Friday.
Beijing is planning to distribute 100 million doses of the
two-dose inactivated vaccines made by Chinese language corporations Sinopharm
and Sinovac Biotech Ltd, the report mentioned.
(Reporting by Ann Maria Shibu in Bengaluru; Modifying by Aditya