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85,000 receive COVID-19 vaccines in east China's Fujian

People's Daily Online

(Xinhua) 10:29, December 31, 2020

FUZHOU, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) -- A total of 85,000 people have been given COVID-19 vaccines in east China's Fujian Province as of Tuesday, local authorities said Wednesday.

No serious side effects have been reported among the vaccinated persons, said Huang Ruxin, Party secretary of the provincial health commission, at a news conference.

"Key groups including people working in the imported cold chain logistics, staff on customs and border inspection, and medical staff in designated hospitals, will be given vaccines before the Spring Festival, which falls on Feb. 12, 2021," Huang said.

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