By: Yang Jianli
The phrase “Made in China” has a generally negative reputation due to the poor quality of products made in the country.
Towing a similar line, Chinese vaccines against COVID-19 are proving ineffective.
No one thought that the inferior quality of Chinese vaccines would end people’s lives.
Indonesian nurse Erny Kusuma Sukma Dewi died soon after she was given a dose of Beijing-based Sinovac Biotech’s CoronaVac vaccine.
According to the National Union of Indonesian Nurses, 33-year-old Dewi contracted COVID-19 soon after she took a Chinese vaccine. Following fever, difficulty breathing and coughing she died.
Earlier this year, a Peruvian volunteer who took a trial of a Chinese vaccine died from COVID-19-related pneumonia. In December 2020, Peru’s government suspended Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine because of a “serious adverse event” that occurred with a volunteer. [Continue Reading…]