Foreign Ministry of China: Rich countries have created a lack of vaccines in world

Developed countries purchased about 60% of vaccines produced in the world and created the lack of these drugs for developing states. This was stated by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, member of the State Council of the People’s Republic of Van and in an interview published on the Moscow Foreign Ministry website.

According to the head of the Chinese department, “Vaccine nationalism” has strengthened in the world. “Rich countries, which account for 16% of the world’s population, acquired 60% of the vaccines in the world. Some developed countries have ordered such quantities that exceed their own population in three or four times,” quotes the TASS of the Chinese minister.

“At the same time, this clearly contrasts that there are a lot of developing countries face a serious lack of vaccines, many states have difficulties even in order to get at least one dose,” Van and.

As the Minister noted, China had assistance in providing vaccines more than 80 countries and three international organizations, and also carried out commercial deliveries of such drugs in more than 40 states of the world.