Southeast Asia a priority for Chinese vaccines as Delta fuels surge in Covid-19 cases, Vice-President Wang Qishan says

China’s Vice-President Wang Qishan has said Southeast Asia is a priority for China’s vaccine distribution programme as countries in the region try to boost inoculation rates amid a surge in variant infections.So far China has delivered nearly 200 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Wang said.“China is willing to provide vaccines to Asean countries as a matter of priority, to support the construction of the Asean regional reserve of…