China to provide COVID-19 vaccines free of charge – official – Reuters
By Reuters Staff
BEIJING (Reuters) – China will provide COVID-19 vaccines free of charge once they become available to the general public, government authorities said on Saturday.
National Health Commission official Zheng Zhongwei said that while manufacturing and transport of vaccines have costs, the government can provide vaccines for free to individuals.
Our people dont have to pay a single cent for the vaccine, Zheng told a press event in Beijing.
China in late December approved its first vaccine…