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China Promotes Third Shot of Sinovac Coronavirus Vaccine Product

China’s state-run Global Times on Tuesday quoted a “new study,” which has not yet been peer-reviewed, that suggested a third does of China’s ineffective Sinovac vaccine could produce a “remarkable increase in antibody levels” and a ‘strong boost in immune response,” bringing Sinovac closer to the quality of competing products such as AstraZeneca’s vaccine.

A medical worker prepares to administer a does of Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at a community health center in Nantong, in eastern China's Jiangsu province on March 2, 2021. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)

China Accuses U.S. of Creating ‘Imaginary Enemy’ During Wendy Sherman Visit

The Chinese government’s perspective on this week’s diplomatic visit by Deputy U.S. Secretary of State Wendy Sherman than the upbeat assessment of the State Department. Even as the Biden administration claimed Sherman had “frank and open” talks with her opposite number, State Councilor Wang Yi, Chinese media and officials derided her visit as pointless and futile.

In this photo provided by the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, left, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi sit together in Tianjin, China, Monday, July 26, 2021. China came out swinging at high-level face-to-face talks with the United States on Monday, blaming the U.S. …

Xi Jinping Makes Surprise Trip to Tibet, Ignores Flooding in Central China

Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited Tibet for the first time since 2011 on Wednesday to laud the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s progress in assimilating the Himalayan region to Han ethnic culture since China launched an occupation of the majority Buddhist territory in 1950, China’s official state-run Xinhua press agency reported Friday.

BEIJING, CHINA - JUNE 28: Chinese President Xi Jinping waves as he attends the art performance celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China on June 28, 2021 in Beijing, China. Ahead of the 100th anniversary of the party founding on July 1. Final preparations …