Last week

As China Rolled Out Its COVID-19 Shots, Victims of Earlier Vaccine Scandals Vanished

China’s habit of disappearing and censoring critics is not the way to win trust in its vaccine industry. Read more on thediplomat.com


Covid: Is China’s vaccine success waning in Asia?

Thailand and Indonesia’s switch to other Covid jabs has raised questions about Chinese vaccines. Read more on bbc.co.uk


BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Produces 10 Times More Antibodies Than China’s Sinovac: Study

A new study by researchers in Hong Kong has found that recipients of BioNTech’s Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine generate 10 times more antibodies than those who receive the Chinese CoronaVac vaccine made by Sinovac. Read more on theepochtimes.com


Covid: Is China’s vaccine success waning in Asia?

Thailand and Indonesia’s switch to other Covid jabs has raised questions about Chinese vaccines. Read more on bbc.co.uk



This month

China and Russia spreading anti-US vaccine misinformation, White House says as it happened

Messages undermine western-origin vaccine development programs,a spokeswoman says Read more on theguardian.com


Get Vaxxed or Stay Home, Some Local Chinese Governments Say

Several local governments are planning to bar residents who haven’t been vaccinated from accessing public venues, a move that has sparked online criticism as the country makes a push for herd immunity. Read more on wsj.com


WHO Buys 110 Million Chinese Vaccine Doses Through COVAX Diplomacy Arm – Vision Times

An international vaccine diplomacy effort coordinated by the World Health Organization and the Coalition for Economic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) Read more on visiontimes.com


World vaccine program turned to rely on Chinese supply

The COVAX vaccination program founded by multiple governments worldwide is turning to Chinese companies for COVID-19 vaccine supplies. Read more on thebl.com


China to start giving COVID-19 shots to teenagers this month

Several areas in China will start vaccinating teenagers this month against COVID-19, state media and local authorities said, as the country steps up its inoculation campaign. Read more on reuters.com


Washington Deletes Tweet With Taiwanese Flag, Chinese Media Celebrates – Vision Times

The White House COVID-19 Response Team recently posted a tweet that detailed America’s vaccine donations globally, including those sent to Taiwan. One of the tweets features Taiwan’s flag, which had attracted controversy. Read more on visiontimes.com


Taiwan companies purchase 10M COVID vaccines after political issues blocked government buy

The founder of one of the companies said the vaccine donation “will give the people of Taiwan some breathing room and more confidence in facing the pandemic.” Read more on newsweek.com


Hundreds of Thai medics infected with COVID-19 despite Chinese vaccines

More than 600 medical workers in Thailand were tested positive for the CCP Virus despite being fully vaccinated with China doses, confirmed on Sunday, July 11, by the country’s health ministry. Read more on thebl.com


Tech Firms to Buy Covid-19 Vaccines on Behalf of Taiwan’s Government

The roundabout arrangement with TSMC and Foxconn effectively ends a monthslong geopolitical impasse over whether Taiwan could buy vaccines directly from BioNTech. Read more on wsj.com


Tech Firms to Buy Covid-19 Vaccines on Behalf of Taiwan’s Government

The roundabout arrangement with TSMC and Foxconn effectively ends a monthslong geopolitical impasse over whether Taiwan could buy vaccines directly from BioNTech. Read more on wsj.com


Six vaccinated countries have high Covid infection rates. Five of them rely on Chinese vaccines

Vaccines made in China face rising doubts about their efficacy, compounded by a lack of data on their protection against the more transmissible delta variant. Read more on cnbc.com