As the US retreats in a coronavirus-ravaged world, China is increasing its influence on the world stage

//As the US retreats in a coronavirus-ravaged world, China is increasing its influence on the world stage

As the US retreats in a coronavirus-ravaged world, China is increasing its influence on the world stage

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced to a virtual gathering of the World Health Assembly in May that his country was working hard on a vaccine for the Covid-19 pandemic. Once it was ready, he declared, the vaccine would be “made a global public good”.He looks to be keeping his word. Beijing has now publicly pledged that an effective coronavirus vaccine will be available by the end of 2020; it has also committed to providing the vaccine first to more than a dozen countries, particularly…

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