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China would make a coronavirus vaccine a 'global public good', push for fast-track entry arrangements with other countries

BEIJING (REUTERS) – China will increase international cooperation if it succeeds in developing a coronavirus vaccine, the science and technology minister said on Sunday (June 7).

China would make a vaccine a “global public good” when it is ready, the minister, Mr Wang Zhigang, told a news conference in Beijing.

At the same news conference, Deputy Foreign Minister Ma Zhaoxu said China will continue pushing for “fast-track” border entry arrangements with other countries.

China has fulfilled its responsibility as a big country through shipments of goods to help counter the coronavirus epidemic to other countries, Mr Ma said.

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