China's U.S. embassy has begun accepting non-Chinese vaccine records
Beijing has started to accept vaccination records from people seeking to enter China who have been inoculated in the United States with COVID-19 shots made by U.S. drug makers.
Travellers who have had the Pfizer Inc (PFE.N)-BioNTech (22UAy.DE) shot or the Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) vaccines can submit proof as part of the documentation needed for entry into China, the Chinese embassy in Washington said in an April 16 statement.
The guidance suggests the beginnings of an easing in travel requirements.
The world's second-largest economy has yet to approve vaccines developed by non-Chinese drug makers for use domestically, although the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that China was planning to authorise the BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine by July.
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