China Prepares To Distribute Coronavirus Vaccines In Global Diplomacy Campaign
CNN: China has promised millions of coronavirus vaccines to countries globally. And it is ready to deliver them
“…In the coming months, China will be sending hundreds of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccines to countries that have conducted last-stage trials for its leading candidates. Chinese leaders have also promised a growing list of developing countries priority access to its successful vaccines. This global campaign presents China an opportunity to repair its image, which was damaged for its initial mishandling of the coronavirus outbreak — rather than being blamed for the primary spread of the virus it can potentially be esteemed for helping to bring an end to the pandemic. … China’s global vaccine campaign is in stark contrast to the Trump administration’s ‘America first’ approach, which focuses on vaccinating its own citizens before those elsewhere…” (Culver/Gan, 12/2).