China’s Lackluster Vaccination Drive: A Tale of Local Cadre Incentives
By Zhuoran Li
Why was China’s vaccination campaign so little, so late? The key lies in understanding cadres’ daily working routine under Xi Jinping.
China Eases Virus Controls Amid Effort to Head off Protests
By Joe McDonald
Guangzhou, Shijiazhuang, Chengdu, and other major cities announced they were easing testing requirements and controls on movement.
China and US Vaccine Diplomacy in the Middle East and North Africa
By Passant Mamdouh Ridwan
Beijing had the edge in the early stages of the pandemic, but the preference for mRNA vaccines amid the Omicron variant has helped boost U.S. vaccine diplomacy.
China Weighs Exit From ‘Zero COVID’ and the Risks Involved
By Dake Kang and Huizhong Wu
Amid the biggest outbreak since the pandemic's start, China is opening up discussion on ways to live with COVID-19, while maintaining its zero-tolerance approach for now.
As China Rolled Out Its COVID-19 Shots, Victims of Earlier Vaccine Scandals Vanished
By Renee Xia
China’s habit of disappearing and censoring critics is not the way to win trust in its vaccine industry.
Report: China Plans BioNTech Booster for Its Population
By Shannon Tiezzi
The report from Caixin comes as the efficacy of homegrown vaccines from Sinopharm and Sinovac continue to be questioned.
Australia Denies Interfering in China’s Pacific Vaccine Help
By Rod McGuirk
A Chinese newspaper had accused Australia of seeking to sabotage the distribution of Chinese vaccines in Papua New Guinea.
China’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Surges Ahead
By Larry Mullin
Despite some concerns and criticisms abroad, most Chinese (and expats) are eager to roll up their sleeves for the jab.
India Should Help Smaller Powers Lead Regional Cooperation in South Asia
By Mohamed Zeeshan
If New Delhi wants to keep Beijing out of its backyard, it has to step up regional cooperation in South Asia.
Chinese Companies Consider Mixing Vaccines, Booster Shots
By Huizhong Wu
China's vaccine makers are looking at ways to increase the efficiency of their shots.
Why Isn’t South Korea Buying Chinese Vaccines?
By Jin Kai
Like many Asian countries, Seoul is having troubling sourcing vaccines. But unlike its neighbors, South Korea has so far refused to turn to a ready supplier: China.
Latin America Believed in Chinese Vaccines. Now It May Have Reason to Rethink.
By Isabel Bernhard
China’s latest disclosure could reconfigure regional politics and promote domestic development across the Americas.