The Point: Chinese vaccine has passed WHO’s emergency use review

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    Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine passed the World Health Organization’s emergency use review on May 7, becoming the first vaccine developed by a non-Western country to receive the approval. How exactly is China playing its part in ensuring vaccine accessibility and affordability? What efforts are being made to ensure equitable distribution of vaccines? And how are the world major powers helping?

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    Jerome Kim, Director General, International Vaccine Institute

    Professor Wu Zhiwei, Nanjing University

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