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How China took an unlikely lead in the global supply of Covid-19 vaccines

A banner with two flags is unfurled, a large box is lowered from a cargo hold, and cameras flash for a photo op as local politicians and a Chinese ambassador welcome a shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from China.This moment has been repeated around the world – in the tiny South American country of Guyana receiving 20,000 doses for its nearly 800,000 people, in the Balkans’ Montenegro, Africa’s Zimbabwe, in Laos, Southeast Asia, and the list goes on. It puts a face to China’s vaccine assistance,…A banner with two flags is unfurled, a large box is lowered from a cargo hold, and cameras flash for a photo op as local politicians and a Chinese ambassador welcome a shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from China.This moment has been repeated around the world – in the tiny South American country of Guyana receiving 20,000 doses for its nearly 800,000 people, in the Balkans’ Montenegro, Africa’s Zimbabwe, in Laos, Southeast Asia, and the list goes on. It puts a face to China’s vaccine assistance,…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post