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Xi Vows China Will Share Vaccine and Gives WHO Full Backing

  • Chinese president dismisses criticism of handling of outbreak
  • WHO chief says he welcomes a review of agency’s response
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Watch: Xi says China has been acting with transparency all along since the coronavirus outbreak began, and pledges to make China's coronavirus vaccine a global public good once one is available.(Source: CCTV/APTN/Bloomberg)
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Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to make any coronavirus vaccine universally available once it’s developed, part of an effort to defuse criticism of his government’s response to a pandemic that has killed more than 315,000 people around the world.