While the American press, British BBC and German DW have focused on Western vaccination rates, there has been nearly no notice that half of the world’s currently administered vaccinations have been by the Chinese SinoVac and SinoPharm vaccines.

Both of these vaccines are conventional vaccines using the attenuated coronavirus, just as the proven smallpox and Salk polio vaccines. Because China rapidly halted their initial transmissions through social isolation, as did Taiwan and South Korea, they lacked a test population and had to run their original drug effectiveness trials in countries such as Brazil and Indonesia where enough cases allowed a test. Those trials were done under an agreement to provide some vaccine to those countries that cooperated in testing.

Eventually, the town of Serrana in Brazil saw a 95% drop in Covid-19 deaths after a mass vaccination of 75% of its 45,000 adult population between February and April with the Chinese SinoVac vaccine.

Worldwide, China has delivered over 350 million doses of its vaccines to over 80 other countries worldwide. Along with its current homeland vaccinations, that adds up to half of the world’s current vaccinations.

Although it was possible to quarantine Chinese who tested positive last year, China’s new cases came from across borders and from arrivals via Beijing’s airport. And with new, more contagious strains now spreading in south China, countrywide vaccination is well underway. The science journal Nature reports that China is currently administering 20 million vaccinations per day to its own population.

As of this last week, China has already administered 1,280 million doses with 223 million fully vaccinated. For comparison, India comes in second with 336 million doses and 59 million having received the booster. The U.S. has administered 329 million doses with 156 million being fully vaccinated. Brazil was fourth with 103 million shots and 27 million fully covered. The United Kingdom has administered 78 million so far, with 33 million fully vaccinated.

As of June 2021, the World Health Organization had found the following vaccines against COVID-19 met their criteria for safety and effectiveness: AstraZeneca/Oxford, Johnson and Johnson, Moderna, Pfizer/BionTech, SinoPharm and SinoVac.

On June 28, 2021, the journal Lancet published the study on “Safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of an inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine (CoronaVac) in healthy children and adolescents” that found this vaccine safe and effective with healthy children from age 3 upward.

While the mRNA and viral vector vaccines present specific spike proteins to our immune system, the ongoing concern is whether the wild COVID-19 virus strains could evolve “out of the window” of vaccine protection. Although the two Chinese vaccines are harmless protein pieces (attenuated) and trigger a slightly lower immune response, there is the possibility that the virus will not evolve to evade this broader immunity.

There have been two general effects on education systems around the world. In South Korea, Taiwan, the China Mainland, Singapore, etc. the lockdown was relatively brief. Both K–12 and universities then returned to school that extended through the summer. Exit exams were postponed a month. However, much of the Western world lost most of the 2020 spring and 2020–2021 school year to remote or hybrid education, resulting in a massive learning shortfall that will persist for years.

The Asian valuing of education has likewise resulted in substantial changes in school scheduling, including adoption of a quasi-trimester system in some regions. While much of the summer is being utilized for regular schooling in Asia, Western countries appear to be prematurely breaking free from a year in isolation with only a small portion of schoolchildren enrolled in extra summer school.

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Justice81

Hey, Republicans, Conservatives! IT WAS DONALD TRUMP who Pushed the COVID Vaccine. Thus, how could you believe Trump WAS LYING? Or, was All Trump wanted to try to get the Vaccine out in September, October last year...to try to profit off it Politically? Yes, he did that all right...wanting to brag about the Vaccine...so people would vote for him. Thus, now...it is Fact TRUMP was lying! Trump; is crooked liar! And, Illegal Draft Dodger!

MWS

China is doing an amazing job profiting from a virus they created and sent all over the world. You can't make this stuff up. China causes a worldwide pandemic and them sells masks, testing equipment and vaccinations to clear it up. The Covid 19 hoax is like the racism hoax. You manufacture racism, call everyone a racist and then sell the cure for racism (CRT, 1619 project, reparations, etc.). It's like the gun hoax. You de-fund the police and block ICE from deportations and you create a crime wave and gun violence all over the U.S. Then you attack legal gun owners who commit none of the crime and target them for gun confiscation. This has been going on for centuries. Nero hated Christians. He started the fires, blamed Christians and fiddled while Rome burned. Now American is burning.

Fremonster

So we finally agree on something. You're right MWS, I can't "make this stuff up", in good conscience, but you go ahead. It's all very revealing. I suppose it makes sense to you.

Justice81

Yes, REPUBLICANS CONTINUE MANUFACTURING Racism! Republicans are doing everything they can to reduce BLACK and MEXICAN voting. Republicans are also do NOT want the Fact of Slavery even mentioned in Schools! Republicans don't want kids to know IT WAS THE WHITE MAN who bought blacks in Africa and jammed them into boats to America, and be MADE SLAVES...to do Work WHITES were to Lazy to Do themselves. It started in 1619! Slave owners Beat Slaves, ripping open their flesh...then, poured brine into the ripped open backs! White Slave Owners RAPED Black Women Slaves! Young Black Women had just what the White Slave Owners wanted: Soothing Women's Body Parts!

Fremonster

Yeah, it was bad. This erotica is a new approach, give us more details on that. [innocent]

Justice81

Well now, 600,000 people died of Covid in the first year, compared to about 60,000 from the Flu! It is a Lie that COVID is a HOAX. A flat Out Lie!

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