China approved BioNTech SE‘s mRNA Covid-19 vaccine for use in the expatriate population in the People’s Republic of China.

During Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s visit to Beijing, he and Chinese leader Xi Jinping also proposed a way for the vaccine to be approved for use in the broader Chinese population. The Wall Street Journal reported.

The news comes amid unsubstantiated reports – and considerable speculation – that Beijing may be considering reopening its economy.

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