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China inoculates 350,000 while coronavirus vaccine still in trials

Despite safety concerns, citizens traveling abroad receive priority

BEIJING -- China is forging ahead with a coronavirus vaccine, inoculating at least 350,000 people despite the fact that the drugs are still undergoing clinical trials.

Shots are being provided on an emergency basis to those who need to travel abroad for work or school. Though recipients have so far reported no significant side effects, concerns about safety remain.

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