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COVID-19 vaccine: Answers to frequently asked questions

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: January 11, 2021 L M S

China has started offering free shots of COVID-19 vaccines among some key groups of individuals, and will expand the range to others as more vaccines become available. Here we've provided answers to commonly asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines.


Q: What people are in the priority groups for COVID-19 vaccination?

A: Vaccines will be given first to priority groups with a high potential risk of infection including:

Inspection and quarantine staff handling cold-chain products

Workers loading, unloading and transporting cargo at ports

People whose work is related to transportation

Health workers

Staff at border ports

Public security officers, firefighters and community workers

Workers at water, electricity, heating and gas utility companies

Those who work in logistics, elderly care, sanitation and cremation and burial industries

Those who will work or study in countries and regions with a medium- or high-risk of exposure to the virus

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