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BBC News published this video item, entitled “Chinese Covid vaccines ‘don’t have high protection rates’, official says – BBC News” – below is their description.
China’s top disease control official has said the country’s vaccines offer low protection against coronavirus, in a rare admission of weakness.
Gao Fu also said China was considering mixing vaccines as a way of boosting their effectiveness.
China has developed four different vaccines approved for public use, though some trials abroad had suggested efficacy as low as 50%.
Mr Gao later said his comments had been misinterpreted.
Beijing has insisted the jabs are effective and said in March that obtaining visas would be easier for foreigners who have received a Chinese vaccine.BBC News YouTube Channel
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