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Hundreds queue in Yiwu, China for experimental Covid-19 vaccine

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Hundreds queue in Yiwu, China for experimental Covid-19 vaccineA city in eastern China has started offering a coronavirus vaccine to the general public – although it has not yet completed clinical trials.Hundreds of people have been queuing outside a hospital in Yiwu, where nurses are administering the injections for a fee of around $60 (£45).The…

A city in eastern China has started offering a coronavirus vaccine to the general public – although it has not yet completed clinical trials.

Hundreds of people have been queuing outside a hospital in Yiwu, where nurses are administering the injections for a fee of around $60 (£45).

The BBC’s Robin Brant is there.

Published
3 hours ago

Section
BBC News
Subsection
China

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