China says it began public use of covid-19 vaccine a month ago, bypassing clinical trials

China says it began public use of covid-19 vaccine a month ago, bypassing clinical trials

China is claiming the dubious honor of the first nation to roll out an experimental coronavirus vaccine for public use, saying it began inoculating high-risk groups in late July. For those keeping score, that would put Beijing’s civilian rollout three weeks earlier than Russia’s, with neither vaccine having yet passed standard clinical trials.

By Miki