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People come first: China's vaccination free for public

2021-01-10 09:15:23       source:CGTN

January 9, 2021

Chinese residents will not have to pay for voluntary COVID-19 vaccinations, officials said at a press conference in Beijing on Saturday.

COVID-19 vaccination fees in China – including the vaccine cost and service fees – will be jointly borne by the medical insurance fund and the government reserves, Li Tao, deputy head of China's National Healthcare Security Administration said.

Herd immunity against the novel coronavirus requires a large proportion of the population to be vaccinated, therefore, extraordinary measures are needed to address the cost of vaccination, said Li.

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