Des publicités, des appels à la vaccination dans les journaux télévisés, des autocollants désignant les bons et les mauvais élèves… Le gouvernement chinois veut vacciner largement sa population contre le Covid-19 et déploie de nombreux outils pour convaincre.
Étiqueté : South China Morning Post (SCMP)
[Chine] China ‘could start easing international travel restrictions by next spring’ if it hits coronavirus vaccination targets
– The country aims to inoculate at least 70 per cent of its population by then, which would allow China to start negotiating an end to border restrictions
– But Zhang Wenhong, head of Shanghai’s Covid-19 team, warns that it risks falling behind other major economies if take-up rates stay low
– Products made by Sinopharm and Sinovac ‘have levels of efficacy that would be compatible with [WHO] requirements’, chairman of Strategic Advisory Group of Experts says
– Vaccines now on verge of being accepted for the Covax Facility, which aims to make billions of doses available to people in poorer countries
[Chine] Coronavirus: China closes Myanmar border bridge and orders city lockdown after new cluster emerges
– Chinese border city of Ruili in Yunnan province hit by six local infections and three asymptomatic cases
– Hotelier predicts bigger issues if China receives an influx of Myanmar refugees fleeing turmoil in their home country
L’Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) a publié mardi un rapport sur la recherche mondiale sur le traçage des origines du COVID-19, à la suite d’une recherche conjointe avec la Chine sur des questions telles que les voies de transmission du virus et les futures enquêtes dans différents pays.
– Unlike other countries, China’s vaccination programme has first targeted people in high-risk jobs but is now moving to over-60s
– Health officials say they are proceeding with caution before starting a large-scale roll-out to older people
D’après ces conclusions, qui n’ont pas encore été officiellement rendues publiques, l’hypothèse de la fuite du SARS-CoV-2 d’un laboratoire est « extrêmement improbable ».
– Official in charge of Hong Kong’s Covid-19 vaccination drive admits that communication issues when halting the BioNTech programme caused public confusion
– Hong Kong confirms nine new Covid-19 cases, marks its first day without an untraceable infection for more than four months
– Vaccine also appears able to trigger immune response in children, Sinovac says after early and mid-stage trials, although detailed data was not released
– Sinovac’s trials, including children aged three to 17, are among several by the world’s vaccine makers as countries aim to inoculate their populations
– The incidence of influenza dropped to almost zero in Shanghai after the coronavirus outbreak last year, a new study finds
– Simple preventive measures introduced to contain the pandemic might have been the key but more research needed, experts say
[Singapour] Is this Covid-19 vaccine and test tracker app the new travel essential? Singapore Airlines becomes the first airline in the world to try out IATA’s Travel Pass
– Passengers with iPhones travelling from Singapore to London can download the app for a more convenient check-in process at Changi Airport in March 2021
– If the pilot programme is successful, the entire digital health verification process will be integrated into the Singapore Air mobile app from mid-2021
– Liang Wannian says decision to concentrate on other possibilities was reached unanimously by the team
– He denies there have been disagreements as expert team’s final report is delayed until next week
[Hong Kong] Coronavirus: Hong Kong expands vaccines to 5.5 million people, while experts find no evidence directly linking Sinovac jabs to seven deaths
– Age threshold for recipients is lowered to 30, while domestic helpers and students studying overseas also now eligible
– Expert committee says the deaths of seven people after receiving China-made vaccine not directly tied to the shots based on initial findings
[Chine] La Chine lance officiellement déployé un certificat de santé pour les voyageurs internationaux
La Chine va déployer des certificats de santé pour les voyageurs internationaux, qui indiqueront le statut vaccinal d’une personne ou les résultats de tests récents pour faciliter la circulation sûre et ordonnée du personnel, a annoncé le 7 mars Wang Yi conseiller d’État et ministre des Affaires étrangères chinois.
[Chine] China’s ‘two sessions’: Beijing promises Covid-19 vaccination for Chinese, even those living abroad
– Foreign Minister Wang Yi says ‘Spring Seedling Action’ will ensure nationals receive either home-grown or foreign vaccine
– Beijing says a digital health passport will ease the flow of travellers and supply chain but inequality renders the concept controversial