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National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China [to 2 Jan 2021]
Jan 2: Daily briefing on novel coronavirus cases in China
On Jan 1, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland reported 22 new cases of confirmed infections.
Emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines expands to larger scale
Updated: 2020-12-31 | Xinhua
National Medical Products Administration [to 2 Jan 2021]
Chinese mainland reports 9 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases
The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 25 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including nine locally transmitted cases and 16 arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said on Dec 31.
Chinese COVID-19 vaccines free to all its citizens: official
China will provide COVID-19 vaccines free of charge to all its citizens, said Zeng Yixin, deputy head of the National Health Commission, at a press conference on Dec 31.
China grants conditional approval for first COVID vaccine
China announced it has granted conditional market approval for its first COVID-19 vaccine during a news conference on Dec 31.
Sinopharm’s vaccine shows protection rate of over 79%
Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine can induce neutralizing antibody in 99.52 percent of recipients, and has a 79.34 percent efficacy rate, according to midterm clinical results released on Dec 30.
China’s Wuhan begins emergency-use COVID-19 vaccination
The city of Wuhan in central China has started the emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine candidates on certain key groups of people, the municipal government said on Dec 28.