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China says first batch of BioNTech shots to arrive in Taiwan on Thursday

reuters.com · 09/01/2021 01:47
China says first batch of BioNTech shots to arrive in Taiwan on Thursday

- The first batch of BioNTech SE's BNTX COVID-19 vaccine is expected to arrive in Taiwan on Thursday, a total of 932,000 shots, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday.

Xinhua, in a brief report, said the vaccines were being provided by Shanghai Fosun Pharamceutical SFOSF, which has the right to sell the shots on BioNTech's behalf in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.


(Reporting by Beijing newsroom; Writing by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Tom Hogue)

((ben.blanchard@thomsonreuters.com;))