Experts from China and the World Health Organization (WHO) joint team wearing face masks visit the Wuhan Tongji Hospital in Wuhan. Reuters
Nothing is to be believed about China. The news that it will vaccinate a city of 300,000 people is also perplexing. What have the population been up to all this while, while the world is creaking under the weight of the pandemic? (“China aims to vaccinate entire city in 5 days after outbreak”, April 2, Gulf Today).
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