Source: MSN and The Hill
The director of China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday that he has been injected with an experimental coronavirus vaccine.
“I’m going to reveal something undercover: I am injected with one of the vaccines,” Gao Fu said in a webinar hosted by Alibaba Health and American scientific journal publisher Cell Press, according to The Associated Press. “I hope it will work.”
Gao offered no details about the circumstances under which he took the vaccine, or whether it was in the context of a human trial with government approval. The official said he wanted to avoid “doing some kind of propaganda” for any company by identifying the manufacturer, according to the AP.
Gao said he took the experimental vaccine to instill public confidence and tamp down conspiracy theories.
“Everybody has suspicions about the new coronavirus vaccine,” he said, according to the AP. “As a scientist, you’ve got to be brave. … If even we didn’t do it, how can we persuade the whole world – all the people, the public – to be vaccinated?”
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