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China to facilitate visas for foreigners inoculated with Chinese-made Covid-19 vaccine

Tanutam Thawan

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China will issue visas to foreigners who have been inoculated with Chinese-made Covid-19 vaccines. Chinese embassies in various countries including the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom released a statement yesterday saying they would facilitate visas for applicants who have been vaccinated with Chinese-made jabs.

Only those who are travelling to China for work, or those who have family in the country, are eligible. There was no explanation as to why only foreigners vaccinated with Chinese-made jabs are precedent over those who have been inoculated with another vaccine.

Please be noted that the above-mentioned visa facilitation applies only to applicants who have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines produced in China, having either received two doses of Chinese-made vaccines with the stipulated gap in between, or received a single-dose Chinese-made vaccine at least 14 days prior to the application, and obtained the vaccination certificate.

Thailand ordered 2 million doses of the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine. The first batch of 200,000 doses arrived last month. The Thai government is in negotiations to buy another 5 million doses.

Thailand’s Covid-19 immunisation campaign will be primary with the AstraZeneca vaccine, which was developed in partnership with Oxford University. The Thai government ordered 61 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine and received the first round of just over 100,000 doses last month.

SOURCES: Chinese Embassy

 

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    Dirk Waaßmann

    Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 9:10 pm

    Traurig das nur ein impfstoff vorrang hat .
    Geld und Macht sind auch vorteile !!

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    EdwardV

    Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    If you want to sell a product, best to make it’s use mandatory.

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    James R

    Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 1:55 am

    “Chinese embassies in various countries including the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom released….”

    None of us from the countries above world take a Chineses vaccine, we have our own thanks.

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    Leo Z

    Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 5:18 am

    Shameless. Meanwhile their own vaccination drive in China is seriously lacking.

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    Kuhn David

    Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 8:37 am

    Well the manufactured the virus, and now they have manufactured the vaccine, They have set up a new business opportunity that they can make trillions with over the next few decades.

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    Stardust

    Friday, March 19, 2021 at 1:50 pm

    China is just another gangster state . The world make the notice and thank you for informing us on which level China is!

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    J West

    Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 1:38 pm

    China travel? Not a chance. Not if it was free. As a school age child we collected pennies in UNICEF boxes to feed the starving millions. Our kindness and charity has been thrown back in our faces by arrogant gangsters. China should remember that this ‘ success’ of theirs is not self made and largely unearned. A simple ‘ thank you’ would go a long way.

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