Nov 29, 2022 08:12 PM

China Steps Up Timetable for Senior Vaccinations as Covid Cases Surge

What’s new: China’s top epidemic prevention body urged local governments to speed up the process of getting more of the country’s elderly vaccinated against Covid-19, especially seniors above 80 years old.

The authorities also shortened the interval between completing the initial course of vaccines and the first booster shot for the elderly to three months from six, according to a statement released Tuesday afternoon by the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council.

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