China in Focus (June 19): Dispute Over Beijing’s Virus Situation

June 19, 2020 Updated: June 20, 2020

Contradicting statements from top health experts in China about the virus situation in Beijing, is it really under control?

China is trying to lead the world in the virus vaccine race, announcing new developments. But it’s been plagued with faulty vaccine scandals for the past decade. One victim’s mom tells us why she doesn’t trust vaccines coming from China.

In order to advertise that there’s plenty of food in China, the state-run media claims a big harvest from a village in central China—which locals from the area say they don’t believe.

Russia weighs in on the conflict at the India-China border. Local Russian media reports Moscow has pledged support to India.

And U.S. federal prosecutors accuse a Chinese firm of selling thousands of defective masks to the United States, which could pose a threat to frontline healthcare workers.

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