China says it will set up vaccine stations for citizens abroad

China has developed several vaccines domestically

  
Staff members stand next to a production line of COVID-19 vaccines at a packaging workshop inside the Beijing Institute of Biological Products of Sinopharm's China National Biotec Group (CNBG), during a government-organised visit to the company in Beijing, China February 26, 2021.Image used for illustrative purpose.

Staff members stand next to a production line of COVID-19 vaccines at a packaging workshop inside the Beijing Institute of Biological Products of Sinopharm's China National Biotec Group (CNBG), during a government-organised visit to the company in Beijing, China February 26, 2021.Image used for illustrative purpose.

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BEIJING - Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on Sunday that China has plans to set up COVID-19 vaccination stations to administer vaccines to Chinese citizens overseas.

Speaking during his annual news conference, he said the program would be made available in countries where conditions permitted.

China has developed several vaccines domestically.

(Reporting by Gabriel Crossley; Editing by Christopher Cushing) ((Cate.Cadell@thomsonreuters.com; +8618510722863;))

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