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Southwest China's Guizhou province has started providing COVID-19 vaccines for people aged 60 and above at communities and centers for disease control and prevention.
The Guizhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention now offers nucleic acid tests for the public and issues results in both Chinese and English, according to the Guizhou Health Commission.
Southwest China's Guizhou province recently upgraded its COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control measures and advised residents not to leave the province unless strictly necessary.
Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, started offering COVID-19 vaccines to teenagers between 15 and 17 years old on Aug 1. Those aged between 12 and 14 can also get vaccinated starting Sept 1.
Southwest China's Guizhou province recently issued plans to establish a pre-hospital first aid network by 2025 – at the provincial, municipal, county and township levels – to meet the public's needs and train first aid personnel.
More than 200,000 foreigners in China have received COVID-19 vaccinations as Beijing made efforts to guarantee the work, life and study of foreigners in the nation and build an effective shield from the virus, Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Thursday.
China has started offering free shots of COVID-19 vaccines among some key groups of individuals, and will expand the range to others as more vaccines become available. Here we've provided answers to commonly asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines.